Will Purcell. Photo by Legendary Photoworks
Cody Coverchuk wins 2016 Finals Crown for Second Year
It was exciting night at the Wrangler Bull Riders Canada Finals IV with Will Purcell from Merrijig, Australia becoming the first international BRC National Champion. Will finished the 2016 Season on top with 3400 points and winnings of $16,288.57.
It was a close race to the very last ride with Cody Coverchuk emerging the 2016 BRC Finals Champion! Coverchuk earns this title with a finals average score of 252 on 3 bulls, earning $7,054.04 and 900 points over three rounds. Cody’s late season surge saw him win $24,146.04 for the year, missing the season champion title by only 100 points.
Canadian Global Championship Round Winners were Cody Coverchuk in 1st place (86.5, $1,942.85) with Zachary Bourgeois and Lane Cork tied for second (82, $1,270.32).
Round two winners, first through fourth place were Tim Lipsett (86.5, $896.70), Will Purcell (85, $672.53), Wacey Finkbeiner (82.5, $448.35) & Cody Coverchuk (82, $224.17).
Special thanks to the loyal fans of Bull Riders Canada for your incredible support of the BRC Finals, turning out in record numbers both nights. A BIG tip of the hat to our hosts Lloydminster Exhibition Association, Show Producer – 3D Bullriding, Arena Director - Russell Friend, Announcers - Dustin Edwards & Scott Schiffner, Entertainer - Brinson James and Music Director - Shaun Morton with Impact Audio.