- World Champion Heeler
"By far the best! I have used them all and there is no comparison!"
Although he did not start roping until the age of 18, Patrick Smith rose quickly to the top of his profession. He joined the PRCA in 2003 and qualified for the NFR that year and won the NFR average with partner Matt Tyler. He was also awarded the 2003 PRCA Team Roping Heeling Rookie of the Year. Two years later, he won the 2005 Team Roping World Championship at the NFR with Clay Tryan. In 2007, Patrick began roping with partner and friend Trevor Brazile. Winning the NFR average in 2008, their partnership continued to thrive and brought them the 2010 Team Roping World Championship.
Aside from his accolades at the National Finals, Patrick has may other victories on his resume. These include wins at Cheyenne Frontier Days, the Greeley Independence Stampede, the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, California Rodeo Salinas, the Days of '76 Rodeo, Clovis, and many more. In 2012, Patrick and Clay Tryan won the George Strait Team Roping Classic, one of the most prestigious open ropings in the world.
Not only is Patrick a dedicated roper, but he's a dedicated family man as well. He, his wife Christi, and their daughters Kylee and Kenzie call Lipan, Texas Home. When he's not on the road roping, Patrick enjoys golf and riding motorcycles. Patrick is the first in him family to be involved in the sport of rodeo. Strong in his Christian faith, Patrick gives God the Glory for his many blessings and accomplishments.
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