ProRodeo Sports News - March 17, 2023


Ten years after making NFR history, Hanchey recalls tie-down roping milestone Looking Back PRCA ProRodeo photo by Larry Smith Shane Hanchey clocked a 9.6-second time in Round 8 of the 2013 Wrangler NFR. Hanchey went on to win the world title and NFR average in a record time of 80.1 seconds on 10 head.

BY ALEX RILEY Special to ProRodeo Sports News I f trivia night at your local watering hole ever features a category about tie-down roping history at the National Finals Rodeo, ask Shane Hanchey to be on your team. Long before he earned his Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association card or rode in his first NFR, the Sulphur, La., cowboy was an aficionado of

the sport. He knew all the champions, all their horses and all their aggregate times. Still does, actually. “I don’t have a satellite in my trailer – I have the NFR calf roping DVDs from back to 1991,” Hanchey said with a laugh. “I pay attention to the calf roping at the NFR, always have. It’s been

ProRodeo Sports News 3/17/2023


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