Biography Report

Title: Gold Buckle Dreams

Author: David G. Brown

Illustrator: Photos courtesy of Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame

Publisher: Quinan Press

Copyright Date: 1986

This book was written about: Chris Le Doux

Who was born on: March 27, 1953

At: Austin, Texas (hometown) born at: Texas Women’s Hospital

His/ Her parents were: Al and Bonnie Le Doux

He/ 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 Buckle
Recording 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 world
Country music

If 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 ride
His amazing and promising rodeo career
His 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 be
How 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.