Young Gun Kincade Henry Hustles to Earn First NFR Qualification
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Kincade Henry made up for just missing the National Finals Rodeo in 2021 by cinching his spot in 2022.
He enters his first ever NFR sitting No. 15, but it is no secret what the young calf roper can do. Henry was known to be tough competition before he even got his PRCA card. It proved true, and now he is roping with the best on the biggest stage the sport has to offer.
Henry started his 2022 season off strong at the Roping Fiesta before the winter run rolled around. He capitalized on opportunities all year long to make it to Vegas.
San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo $9,000
Henry made $4,500 in Bracket 3 and advanced to the Wildcard to try to move onto the Semifinals. In the the Wildcard, Henry tied to win it with an 8.1 but the tie breaker prevented him from moving on. However, it still paid him another $4,500.
San Angelo Rodeo, $6,970
Henry split fifth in Round 2 with one of his fastest times of the season, a 7.5, en route to making the Finals. He finished sixth in the Average with a three-head time of 24.8 seconds.
Henry was up in Super Series 4 in Houston and he won the Second Round and qualified for the Super Shootout. From there, it was a second-place finish with a time of 7.8 seconds in the Semifinals that moved him on to the Short Round. He ended up eighth in the Championship Round.
Lawton Rangers Rodeo, 7.2 Seconds
In the second round of the Oklahoma rodeo, Henry would make a smoking run of 7.2 seconds. This would be his fastest run of the season and his would get him round money in Lawton.
Dixie National Rodeo, 7.5 Seconds
Henry took fourth in the Second Round of the February rodeo. Shad Mayfield was 6.7 to snag first and Ty Harris and Cash Hooper shared second at 7.4.
Ellensburg Rodeo, Round 1, 8.0 Seconds
Henry went into September on a mission and this round win in Ellensburg was just what he needed. An 8.0 second run added over $3,500 to his season earnings at just the right time.
National Western Stock Show and Rodeo, Semifinal 2, 7.7 seconds
Henry snuck into the Semifinals in Denver, but made sure he didn’t let the opportunity go to waste as he was 7.7 seconds to win the round and advance to the Finals. The Semifinal win paid him nearly $3,700.
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