World Professional Standings
- 2019 – 28th – Rookie Season
Wade’s rookie season in 2019 is something he can be proud of. In a tough field he palced a very respectable 28th overall in the World Standings. He posted 3 top ten runs, with a third place run at the Century Downs World Finals and a tenth-place overall finish at the Battle of the North being his best of the season.
Wade is a 2nd generation driver and the older brother to current driver Evan Salmond, his uncle is former driver Ray Salmond and cousin is former driver Rod Salmond.
Prior to driving big wagons, Wade drove pony chuckwagons and pony chariots for 25 years and won dozens of show championships, including several prestigious shows such as the Big M Stampede in Morris, Manitoba, and the Ponoka Stampede to name a few.
Wade is a rancher and along with his brother Evan and their father, run a logging operation. He enjoys playing hockey, fishing, and watching his kids play sports. Wade has 3 children – Marty, Jorja and Lukas and along with his wife Kim make their home in Weekes, Saskatchewan.