2016 Specialty Act: John Harrison
John Harrison was six when he received his first trick riding lesson after watching a trick rider perform at a nearby rodeo. Since then he has trained and performed with many of the best trick riders in the world. John became a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) in 1999, as a trick and roman rider, and trick roper. He has since diversified and added barrelman to his PRCA card.
John married in 2006. He and his wife Carla have had three children; daughters Addison & Billie, and son, Cazwell. You won’t often catch John with out his family. Rodeos seem more fun with them at his side.
John has worked rodeos from coast to coast and has been selected to perform 3 times at the prestigious Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, NV. 2012 John picked up the coveted award of Comedy Act of the Year. Blessings have continued as he was voted to work the 2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo as the Barrelman. Fresh off the 2014 WNFR and he is bringing home two buckles. The gold buckle that represents his achievement of Coors Man in the Can and the 2014 PRCA Comedy Act of the Year.