Events: Steer Wrestling
Born: 7/8/1989 Helena, Mont.
Joined PRCA: 2012
PRCA Career Earnings: $135,439.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Helena, Mont.
2017 world standings place: 36th
2017 earnings: $37,249
Co-champion at the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah)
2016: Won the Last Chance Stampede (Helena, Mont.)Finished 39th in the world standings with $26,864
2015: Won the High Prairie (Alberta) Elks Pro Rodeo. Finished 135th in the world standings with $8,303
2014: Broke the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo arena record with a 3.0-second run in bracket competition. Won the Glen Rose (Texas) PRCA Rodeo, the Johnson County Sheriff's Posse (Cleburne, Texas) and the White Sulphur Springs (Mont.) Labor Day Rodeo. Co-champion at the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup Rodeo. Finished 38th in the world standings with $30,197
2013: Won the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho); PRCA Resistol Bareback Riding Rookie of the Year
2012: Finished 185th in the world standings with $5,150 as a rookie. PRCA Bareback Riding Permit Holder of the Year
6-2, 185 … Single … Parents, Bob and Linda Sparing; brother, Tyler, is a track and field athlete; sister, Callie, played college basketball at Rocky Mountain College … Works shoeing horses when not on the road competing … Graduated from Capital High School (Helena, Mont.) where he was a starting cornerback on two Class AA state championship football teams; he was named honorable mention all-state as a senior … He is the first in his family to compete in rodeo and did not start steer wrestling until he was 17 … In high school and college, also competed in tie-down roping and team roping … Credits seven-time Wrangler NFR qualifier K.C. Jones for helping accelerate his progress in ProRodeo … Sparing hazed for Jones at the 2013 WNFR