Ryan Motes – Weatherford, TX
Name: Ryan Motes
Hometown: Weatherford, Texas
RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER® Semi-Finals Athlete Event: Team Roping (Heeler)
Bio: Ryan Motes, a 4X WNFR qualifying heeler, is from Weatherford, Texas. The 2016 RFD-TV’s The American, presented by Polaris RANGER will be Ryan’s second time competing inside AT&T Stadium. Motes is the son of the 1977 team roping world champion. In fact, he competed with his father from 2001-2003, winning five titles.
In 2015, Motes has taken home several titles. He won the Greeley Stampede, the Wrangler MDT Gold Rodeo, the Caribou County Fair & Rodeo, the St. George Lions Dixie Roundup, and the Douglass County Fair and Rodeo.