December 16, 1968 in Billings, Montana.
He currently lives in Billings.
Joined the PRCA in 1990.
Total Career Earnings:
$2,127,816 (as of 2003)
$219,999 in 2003
13-time qualifier for the Wrangler NFR (1990, 1992-2003 for saddle bronc).
Was 1st place in the World Standings last year and took home 2nd place in the 2003 Wrangler NFR.
Won 1997 All-Around Cowboy title.
Tied Casey Tibbs for the most world titles in saddle bronc (6).
Won Saddle Bronc Rookie of the Year in 1990.
Earned a bronze medallion in the Olympic Command Performance Rodeo.
Selected Rodeos Won:
- Pace Picante ProRodeo Challenge
- Reno Rodeo
- Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo (2)
- Dinosaur Days Rodeo (CA.)
- Ellensburg Rodeo
- Calgary Stampede
- National Western Rodeo
- New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo
- Laughlin River Stampede (2)
- Cheyenne Frontier Days
- Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
- College National Circuit Finals (1991)
- Days of '47 Rodeo
- and almost all of the other big rodeos out there!!
Dan was the first cowboy to make it over the $2 million dollar mark in earnings.
There is a large bronze statue of Dan outside of the Metra Arena in Billings, Montana.
Dan is a real class act and one of the stars of rodeo. The great skill he demonstrates makes bronc riding look easy.
He enjoys woodworking and outdoor activities.