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.

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