Biography Report

Title: Gold Buckle DreamsAuthor: David G. BrownIllustrator: Photos courtesy of Pro Rodeo Hall of FamePublisher: Quinan PressCopyright Date: 1986 This book was written about: Chris Le DouxWho was born on: March 27, 1953At: Austin, Texas (hometown) born at: Texas Women’s HospitalHis/ Her parents were: Al and Bonnie Le DouxHe/ She attended the following schools:He was taught at home till high school, then he attended Cheyenne Central High School.

His/ Her outstanding accomplishments were:Winning many rodeos with a first place ride.

Winning the 1976 Pro Rodeo Gold BuckleRecording 16 records, 9 of which went gold and 3 platinum.

An experience that changed his/ her whole life was:When his grandfather bought him a horse named Comanche.

The person who had the greatest influence upon him/ her was: His Grandfather.

Explain how the person influenced or encouraged him/ her to succeed:His Grandfather taught him how to ride.

The biggest problem he/ she had to face was:Learning to compete against the pro riders, and overcoming a back injury.

He/ She solved this problem by:Hiring people to train him 17 hours a day.

He went to rehabilitation for 8 months and finally was able to compete again.

If this person had never lived, the following things would be much different: The bronc riding worldCountry musicIf I were to make a movie about Chris Le Doux, I would include the following events from his/ her life: His childhood.

His struggle to learn to rideHis amazing and promising rodeo careerHis music and how it influences many people’s lives.

I learned many new things about the world from reading about Chris Le Doux. Some of the things I learned are:How difficult rodeo can beHow strong & loving Chris is I would recommend learning about this person to my friends because: He is a very inspiring person to read about.

He has a very interesting life.

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