- Luke Branquinho
Event in which you compete: Steer Wresting
Hometown: Los Alamos, CA, USA
Number of years riding: Since I was little
Career accomplishments to date:
- • 8X NFR Qualifier
- • 2004 World Champion
- • 2008 World Champion
- • 2009 Dodge Circuit Finals Champion
- • 2010 Dodge Circuit Finals Champion
- • 2010 San Antonio Champion
- • DNCFR qualifications: 6 (2002, 2005, 2007-10)
How you got started in your event: : Grew up rodeoing and it was just another event to compete in during High School.
Favorite Ariat product :Cobalt Quantum Boots.
Proudest career moment: Winning both World Championships
Tell us about your first horse: He was a Palomino that we used to do everything on including barrels and rope.
You ride because: : It comes easy to me, and I enjoy it.
If you weren’t a professional rider, you would be a: Rancher
Favorite mentor or idol growing up: My dad
Favorite place to travel: Northwest
Name one fun fact that people don’t know about you: I’m mischievous.
Favorite way to unwind outside the barn: Hunting
Good luck charm: I don’t have one, but one of my cousins did give me a dollar bill once and it is always in my wallet.