RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER® Semi-Finals Athlete Event: Team Roping (Heeler)
Bio: Born in Presidente Prudente, Brazil, Nogueira , is the son of an accomplished Brazilian tie-down roper. Junior is doing well for himself in the world of rodeo. He has qualified for the WNFR twice so far, and this will be his third time competing in RFD-TV’s The American, presented by Polaris RANGER.
Nogueira won a number of rodeos in 2015, including the Chief Joseph Days in Oregon, the Cody (Wyoming) Stampede Champions Challenge, and the Ramona (California) Rodeo. He is also a 7X winner of Brazil’s biggest roping competition.