Name: Tanner Aus
RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER® Semi-Finals Athlete Event: Bareback Riding
Bio: Being a rodeo star runs in Tanner Aus’s blood. His parents actually met at a rodeo. His father, John, won the Great Lakes Circuit title in 1988. Tanner, the bareback rider from Minnesota, followed in his father’s footsteps and was named National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Champion in 2012.
This year, Tanner won the championship at Cheyenne Frontier Days in July. He qualified for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo for the first time this year and won $62,827 for it. He received his first RFD-TV’s The American, presented by Polaris RANGER® invitation this year.