Canada native Larsen wins in Grand Prairie

GRAND PRAIRIE, Alberta – Tyrel Larsen was nervous and excited as he drove toward western Alberta.

The Inglis, Manitoba, saddle bronc rider was traveling to Grand Prairie, where a date with Vold Rodeo’s Eclypce awaited May 27.

“I’ve been going to that rodeo for a few years now, and to know that I’d drawn that horse had me nervous when I was driving up there,” said Larsen, 25. “He’s a big, intimidating sucker, but he was worth the trip. I had seen him a lot the past three years, and was excited to get on him.”... Click to continue story