Clint Cannon is one of the top Professional Bareback Riders in the world. In 2009 Clint had a “breakout” season winning 15 rodeos and being named “Co-Champion” in three more, earning him a SLOT in his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Clint also set a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) record for most regular season money won, earning in excess of $237,000. He competed in 97 rodeos and was never bucked-off in over 200 rides!
A highly recruited football player after high school, Cannon was a star fullback for Stephen F. Austin University and Texas A&;M Commerce, where he graduated with a degree in Agricultural Human Resources. While in college he was a two-time qualifier for the College National Finals Rodeo. He joined the PRCA in 2003 and was voted “Rookie of the Year.” His father Jay also competed in rodeo for 20 years and is a PRCA Gold Card Member.
Outside the rodeo arena, Clint is involved in the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund, a fund formed to help professional rodeo athletes and their families in the event of catastrophic injuries, and to give back to his hometown of Waller, Texas Clint organizes and devotes his time each year to a free rodeo school for kids.