Outriders

Chad Cosgrave
Name Birth Date: March 11, 1981
Year Started Outriding: 1997
Hometown: Hand Hills, AB

World Professional Standings

2016 - 5th
2015 - 3rd
2014 - 2nd
2013 - WORLD CHAMPION OUTRIDER
2012 - 4th
2011 - WORLD CHAMPION OUTRIDER
2010 - 2nd
2009 - 8th
2008 - WORLD CHAMPION OUTRIDER
2007 - 2nd
2006 - 2nd
2005 - 8th
2004 - 6th
2003 - 3rd
2002 - 7th
2001 - 8th
2000 - 9th
1999 - 8th
1998 - 14th
1997 - 20th - Rookie Season

Major Awards And Victories

  • 1998: Rod Glass Memorial Award (Most Improved Outrider), Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider
  • 1999: Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider
  • 2001: Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider
  • 2003: Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider,Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider
  • 2004: Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider,Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider
  • 2005: Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider
  • 2007: Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider
  • 2008: WORLD CHAMPION OUTRIDER, Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider, Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider
  • 2011: WORLD CHAMPION OUTRIDER
  • 2012: Calgary Stampede Outstanding Outrider Award
  • 2013: WORLD CHAMPION OUTRIDER, Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider, Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider
  • 2014: Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider
  • 2016: Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider


Personal Information
One of chuckwagon racing's premiere outriders, 2016 had a special moment for Chad when he won the Ponoka Stampede outriding for his brother Colt’s winning outfit - the biggest win of Colt’s career to date in one of chuckwagon racing’s biggest events. He was also the high point outrider at the season opening Grande Prairie Stompede. Chad is a three-time World Champion Outrider has won four Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Championships, six Ponoka Stampede Championships, and five Calgary Stampede Aggregate titles - the Richard Cosgrave Memorial Award - named in honor of his father. He received the Calgary Stampede's Outstanding Outrider Award in 2012 and the Rod Glass Memorial Award for the most improved outrider in 1998. Chad is a fourth-generation World Champion chuckwagon competitor, works in the oil industry and the movie industry in the off season. He has worked in the company of stars such as Jeff Bridges, Ben Stiller and Jackie Chan and has appeared in such productions as Hell on Wheels, Night at the Museum and Seventh Son. He enjoys rodeo and off road biking in the off season. Chad and his wife Lacey make their home in High River, Alberta.

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