Evan Jayne – Marseille, France
Name: Evan Jayne
Hometown: Marseille, France
RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER® Semi-Finals Athlete Event: Bareback Riding
Bio: Evan Jayne, a Marseille, France, native, fell in love with rodeo when he moved in with his foreign exchange ‘rodeo family’ in Texas. Jayne won his first title in 2000 when he was named the Texas State bareback riding champion. This is his first RFD-TV’s The American, presented by Polaris RANGER® invitation.
He qualified for his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo this year, and entered into it in fourth place. He came in ninth place for world standings at the WNFR. He is also working to make rodeo recognized as a valid sport in France.