LDS Rodeo Champ Becomes First Cowboy in Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

MR says: What an exciting and fun first for both cowboys and Mormons!

The famous rodeo cowboy, Earl W. Bascom, recently became the first rodeo champion to be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary Alberta.

Born in Vernal, Utah in 1906, but raised in Canada, the late Earl Bascom is known internationally as the “father of modern rodeo” for having helped pioneer the sport of rodeo as it changed from a cowboy’s pastime into an international sport.

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