Cowboy Diaries 2013: Stran Smith, World Champion Roper
Stran Smith, Calf roping
Name: Stran Smith Age: 42 Hometown: Childress, Texas, a town of 6,500 -- but only 6,499 when I'm gone. Event: Calf roping
I've been to RodeoHouston for 20 years now.
Any success along the way? Yep -- I won the World Championship in 2008 for calf roping, qualified for the national finals rodeo 11 times. But I love Houston, man.
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My favorite part about RodeoHouston is the people. There's no place like it. The committee, the attention to detail. They're just the best here.
When I'm not rodeoing, I have three kids, so I'm constantly running around with them -- I'm the Little League coach, the basketball coach. They keep me plenty busy.
If I wasn't rodeoing, I'd be at home, raising cattle, raising some bulls. I'd be spending time with the family.
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