Steer wrestler Scott Guenthner from Provost, Alberta won more than $25,000 dollars during CFR 46 in Red Deer to boost his season earnings total to up over $55,000. Most of that money was earned during the final 3 performances at the ENMAX Centrium and allowed him to outlast a tough group of steer wrestlers.
A former Lakeland College graduate has won back to back steer wrestling championship at the Canadian Finals Rodeo.
Just like he did in 2018, Scott Guenthner from Provost started slow but finished strong in Red Deer.
Guenthner was 12th in the opening round at CFR 46 and then 5th in the next 2 rounds. But he turned it up on the weekend to go 1st, tied for 2nd and 4th. That moved him into 4th in the aggregate and pushed his total season earnings up over $55,000 dollars. Stephen Culling from Fort St. John, B.C.was finished 2nd with more than $51,000.
Guenthner was asked what it is like to win his second straight CFR title.
He has a degree in Animal Science Technology from Lakeland College.
The 28 year old was asked if he ever thought about winning a Canadian championship while he was a student.
Overall, this was Guenthner's sixth appearance at the Canadian Finals Rodeo.
During the 2019 season he had victories at Alberta rodeos in Grande Prairie and Brooks as well as in Morris, Manitoba and in Dawson Creek, B.C.