Graves chasing circuit, world titles
September 2, 2021
DUNCAN, Okla. – Stockton Graves is no spring chicken, but he still acts like one from time to time.
If he competes this December at the National Finals Rodeo for the eighth time in his career, he’ll be 10 years removed from his last qualification. During that 10-day stretch, from Dec. 2-11, he will turn 43.
He’ll have plenty of reasons to celebrate, too. There are only a handful of steer wrestlers older than 40 that are able to compete at an elite level, but Graves has proven over time that he’s quite capable. This year is just a bit different than recent years, and he sits firmly a...