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Chuck Logue

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During his career, Chuck Logue won just about every honor a professional bareback rider can win, including the 1990 world championship. Logue and his brother, Bob, came on the pro rodeo scene in the late 1970s. Residents of Cumby, Texas, they had a flashy riding style that took them both to the top of the rodeo world.

Chuck Logue was born December 2, 1960, in Upland, California. The family moved to Texas, and Logue came up through the ranks of high school rodeo. In 1978, he was a high school rodeo association all-around, bareback, and bull riding champion.

Logue joined the PRCA in 1978 and was the 1979 Bareback Rookie of the Year. He made his first appearance at the NFR in 1982 when he finished the year ranked 15th in the standings. During his career, Logue qualified for the NFR 11 times, and in 1985 and 1990 he won the bareback riding average at the NFR. His winnings of $51,914 in 1985, at the time, were a record for bareback earnings at the NFR.

In 1990, Logue was the number one ranked bareback rider at the start of the NFR, and he maintained the lead through the finals to win the average and the world championship.

Being from Texas, Logue enjoyed tremendous success in the Lone Star State. He won most of the major events in Texas, including Fort Worth, San Antonio, Pecos, and Austin. He qualified for the Texas Circuit Finals an amazing 23 times. He was the circuit bareback riding champion in 1985, ’87, ’89, ’90, and ’93. In 2000, Logue set an arena record at the Texas Circuit Finals with a 91-point ride. He also won the bareback riding at the Texas Circuit Finals in 1985, ’87, ’89, ’90, and ’93.

Logue won numerous honors during his rodeo career, including the $50,000 bonus at the Calgary Stampede in 1987 and 2001. He is also believed to be the first American to qualify for and compete in the Canadian National Finals Rodeo, a feat he accomplished in 2003. In 1984, he was the Winston Rodeo Series bareback champion.