Drivers

Dustin Gorst
Dave Biever

Birth Date: April 23, 1986
Year Started Outriding: 2002 
Hometown: Meadow Lake, SK

World Professional Standings
2017 - 27th
2016 - 22nd
2015 - 27th
2014 - 36th - Rookie Season 

Major Awards And Victories

  • 2005: Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider, Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider
  • 2006: CPCA Champion Outrider
  • 2008: CPCA Champion Outrider
  • 2010: Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider, Calgary Stampede Outstanding Outrider Award, CPCA Champion Outrider
  • 2014: Calgary Stampede Outstanding Outrider Award
  • 2015: WPCA Top Rookie Driver
  • 2017: Battle of the Rockies, Orville Strandquist Memorial Award (Calgary Stampede Top Rookie Driver)

 
Personal Information
One of chuckwagon racing’s finest all around competitors, 2017 was a memorable season for Dustin. He took home the Orville Strandquist Memorial Award as the Calgary Stampede’s Top Rookie Driver, and capped of the season with his first victory as a chuckwagon driver when he won the Battle of the Rockies in Rocky Mountain House. The 2017 season saw Dustin post 4 top ten runs, including two first place runs at the Battle of the Rockies and two other runs that cracked the top five on the night. He also captured the Strathmore Stampede as an outrider for his father Gary Gorst’s winning outfit. Dustin won the WPCA Clean Drive Award in 2016 and was the WPCA’s Top Rookie Driver in 2015 where he qualified for his first championship final heat appearance at the Battle of the Rockies. Prior to driving chuckwagons, Dustin had a successful outriding career, winning the 2005 Calgary Stampede GMC Rangeland Derby Championship outfit, the Calgary Stampede Aggregate Title with Luke Tournier in 2005 and Neal Walgenbach in 2010, has twice being honored with the Calgary Stampede's Outstanding Outrider Award, and was co-owner of the outriding horse “Smiles” that was named to the Calgary Stampede’s inaugural Equine Outfit of Excellence in 2012. Dustin started his chuckwagon career as an outrider on the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) circuit and was the CPCA's Champion Outrider three times, received the CPCA Media Award in 2009 and the CPCA's Youth Achievement Award in 1999. A third generation chuckwagon competitor, Dustin is the grandson of former driver Art Gorst, son of current driver Gary Gorst, brother to driver Logan Gorst, and cousin to former driver Layne Bremner. Dustin played two seasons with the Lloydminster Bobcats of the AJHL and currently plays hockey for the Meadow Lake Stampeders who won the 2008 Saskatchewan Senior “A” Provincial Championship. Dustin and his wife Jaycee, the 2015 recipient of the Ty Tournier Memorial Award, have a son - Klinch Dustin - and make their home in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan.

GMC 2017