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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Pincher Creek rodeo legend Emery LaGrandeur


Canadian Professional Rodeo Hall of Fame inductee Emery LaGrandeur

Pincher Creek's own Emery LaGrandeur won the World Saddle Bronc Riding Championship 3 times, was Canadian Champion twice, beginning in 1913, and was proclaimed "the greatest rider in the world" by Guy Weadick.  

Emery LeGrandeur on Two-Step at the Winnipeg Stampede 1913

After retiring from competition LaGrandeur served as rodeo judge at the Calgary Stampede from 1926 to 1934.

For more information about Emery LaGrandeur, visit www.canadianprorodeohalloffame.com

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