Kolton Schmidt

Kolton Schmidt


Profile

Background

Kolton Schmidt is a 22-year-old Canadian native who is climbing the ranks in team roping and tie down. Born and raised in Barrhead, Alberta, Canada, the heeler was influenced to pursue the western lifestyle by his grandfather because team roping is a sport that has always been present in the Schmidt family. At age 17, Kolton was a CPRA rookie and the youngest qualifier for the 2011 Canadian Finals Rodeo where he won the average title with Tyrel Flewelling.

Kolton joined the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association in 2013 and has earned $209,731 in his professional career. In 2016, Kolton finished 10th in the world standings for team roping and won $189,185.

Career highlights include:

  • 2016: Won the 9th round and finished 15th at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.Won 5 other rodeos and co-champion at one.
  • 2015:Won three rodeos in Alberta and the Chisholm Trail Stampede in Duncan, OK.
  • 2014: Won four rodeos in Alberta, the Manitoba Stampede and was co-champion at Dawson Creek. Qualified for the Canadian Finals Rodeo.
  • 2013: Won the Canadian Finals Rodeo and the Williams Lake Stampede. Co-champion at Dawson Creek Stampede in British Columbia.
  • 2012: Co-champion at the High Prarie Elks Pro Rodeo in Alberta.

 

Information obtained from www.prorodeo.com

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