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Dustin Gorst

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Year Started Outriding
2002
Year Started Driving
2014
Hometown
Meadow Lake, SK
WPCA Championship Final Heat Qualifications
4
WINS
1
Birthday
April 23, 1986

World Professional Standings

  • 2022 - 19th
  • 2021 - 10th
  • 2020 - No Race Season
  • 2019 - 20th
  • 2018 - 26th
  • 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)
  • 2022: North American Chuckwagon Championship

Personal Information

A third generation chuckwagon competitor, Dustin had another fine season on the WPCA Pro Tour in 2021. He posted 12 top ten runs, including 5 runs that also cracked the top five. He qualified for the championship final heat at the Ponoka Stampede Wild West Chuckwagon Championship after placing second in the aggregate, and top ten overall finishes at the Battle of the Foothills and the Battle of the North were his best of the year.

Dustin won his first show as a driver in 2017 at the Battle of the Rockies, the same year he won the Orville Strandquist Memorial Award as the Calgary Stampede’s Top Rookie Driver. He won the WPCA Clean Drive Award in 2016 and was the WPCA’s Top Rookie Driver in 2015.

Prior to driving chuckwagons, Dustin had a successful outriding career, winning the 2005 Calgary Stampede GMC Rangeland Derby Championship, twice winning the Calgary Stampede Aggregate Title, and has twice being honored with the Calgary Stampede's Outstanding Outrider Award.

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.

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 played 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 two sons - Klinch Dustin and Knox Logan - and make their home in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan.

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