Clint Johnson

Saddle Bronc Riding • Inducted 1992

A 10-year-old Clint Johnson began his rodeo career at a 4-H rodeo. In high school he qualified for the South Dakota High School Finals from 1971-74, twice going to the National High School Finals. His quiet dedication to rodeo began with a term on the board of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. He later spent four years on the PRCA Board of Directors, serving as its vice chairman. Johnson’s smooth, consistent style of riding saddle broncs qualified him for 12 consecutive trips to the National Finals Rodeo and earned him four gold buckles. Born April 28, 1956, in Spearfish, S.D., Johnson never finished below seventh place in the standings, most years he was fourth or higher. He made 21 straight qualified rides, beginning in the 10th go at the 1987 NFR and continuing through the 10th go of the 1989 NFR. He was a record three-time winner of the Calgary Stampede Rodeo’s $50,000 bonus.



World Championships: 4

Saddle Bronc Riding: 1980, 1987, 1988, 1989

National Finals Rodeo Average Champion

Saddle Bronc Riding: 1989

Legend of ProRodeo


Born: April 28, 1956 in Spearfish, South Dakota

Rodeo Championships

California Rodeo Salinas / Salinas, CA
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1989

Cheyenne Frontier Days / Cheyenne, WY
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1989

Ellensburg Rodeo / Ellensburg, WA
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1983, 1989

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo / Fort Worth, TX
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1989

Grand National Stock Show & Rodeo / San Francisco, CA
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1988

Greeley Stampede / Greeley, CO
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1986

Red Bluff Round-Up / Red Bluff, CA
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1988

Reno Rodeo / Reno, NV
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1983 (tie)

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo / San Antonio, TX
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1981

Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Rodeo / Spanish Fork, UT
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1979

World’s Oldest Rodeo Prescott Frontier Days / Prescott, AZ
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1983


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