World Professional Standings
Major Awards And Victories
- 2003 WPCA Showmanship Award
- 2015 Colonial Days Fair Aggregate Winner
One of the most experienced drivers on the WPCA Pro Tour, Troy was the Aggregate Winner at the Colonial Days Fair in Lloydminster in 2015, received the WPCA Showmanship Award winner for Professionalism in 2003, and has qualified for two major championship final heats at two of chuckwagon racing’s biggest events at the Ponoka Stampede and Edmonton’s Chuckwagon Derby. Two top five runs at the season ending Battle of the Rockies were Troy’s best of the season. Troy started his driving career at the young age of 16 on the Northern Professional Chuckwagon Association (now CPCA) circuit, and received the NPCA’s Most Sportsmanlike Driver award in 1992. A second generation chuckwagon driver, Troy is the son of the late Herman Flad - former Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion, and is father to fellow driver Blaid Flad. Troy is the younger brother to current driver Darcy Flad and cousin to multi-time World Champion Outrider Chance Flad. In the off season, Troy is the owner/operator of Giddy-Up Go Trucking - a winch truck and oilfield hauling service, and along with his wife Shannon and son Blaid farm and operate a cow/calf and farming operation as well. Troy and Shannon have five children - Randilee, Blaid, Gage, Trez, and Shayle, and make their home in Warburg, Alberta.