Big winner, Big Valley

Zeke Thurston of Big Valley poses with girlfriend, Jayne Lauweryssen and his second $100,000 cheque in as many years following his 89.5 point ride in the pouring rain to win the saddle bronc event at the Calgary Stampede this past  Sun., July 17.  The 22 year-old Thurston is the first competitor since Clint Johnson in 1987-88 to win back-to-back Stampedes.  ECA Review/Teri Loring Dahle

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