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Tim O’Connell

Name and Hometown: Tim O’Connell — Zwingle, Iowa

3-time world champion

7-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Qualifier

Joined PRCA: 2012

Regular Season Earnings: $122,927

Starting 2020 NFR in 1st place

Major regular season wins:

• National Western Stock Show Rodeo (2nd), $14,637
• Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo (4th), $5,660
• San Angelo (Texas) Cinch Chute-Out, $7,500
• San Antonio Stock show Rodeo (2nd), $19,875
• Cody (Wyoming) Stampede (2nd), $4,513
• Lawton (Oklahoma) Rangers Rodeo, $4,054
• Sikeston (Missouri) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, $4,390

Fun Facts about Tim: He and his wife Sami have a son, Hazen. Tim’s father, Ray, and older brother, Will, are both pick-up men. Will is married to Sage Kimzey’s sister, Dusta. Tim has a degree from Missouri Valley College in public relations that he has been able to use everyday in his rodeo career. He is a college champion, Permit Holder of the Year and Rookie of the Year. He got his start in bareback riding from Three Hills Rodeo’s Free Ride Program. He sets big goals and is constantly analyzing the plans he makes to accomplish them, and he holds himself accountable through all of the processes.

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