Clay Tryan

Clay Tryan

3 Seasons

Clay Tryan has roped professionally for more than 25 years and dominated the sport at the jackpots and major rodeos, in addition to being a three-time World Champion. He’s the winningest jackpot header of all time, having won every major event, including the Lonestar Shootout, the Bob Feist Invitational, the George Strait Team Roping Classic, the US Open and more. He’s the winningest roper in BFI history, and he’s won over $3 million in PRCA earnings as well, putting him ahead of all other team ropers and within the top 10 earners in the history of the sport.

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Clay Tryan
  • Having a Balanced Loop if you Don’t Feed Your Rope

    Episode 1

    A lot of ropers don't feed their rope. But if you don't feed, you have to have a balanced loop. Three-time World Champion Clay Tryan discusses how to accomplish that balance and defines what it looks like.

  • Finishing a Throw when You’re too Close

    Episode 2

    The closer you are too a steer, the more you have to finish your throw across the horns. Clay Tryan teaches a drill to carry the top strand across the horns on the heading dummy.

  • Finishing Your Throw Across the Horns

    Episode 3

    Clay Tryan explains finishing delivery across both horns—especially when you're riding close—on a dummy with the help of a student.