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Equipment Operators Go for Gold at Franklin's First Skid Steer Rodeo

Wed October 03, 2018 - Midwest Edition #20
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Franklin Equipment of Grove Port, Ohio, hosted its first ever Skid Steer Rodeo Sept. 20 at Wacker Neuson in Menomonee Falls, Wis. A total of more than $4,000 in prize money was awarded to the top five skid steer operators as visitors enjoyed refreshments, entertainment, sales specials and giveaways. Lunch was provided by Wagyu Wagons.

Top Skid Steer Rodeo Riders

1 Joe Weber 37:730

2 Tom Friberg 39:250

3 Tyler Weber 39.268

4 William Pieper 40:206

5 Alex Cannistra 41:729

6 Robert Coehorn 43:676

7 Jamon Peterson 44:145

8 Spencer Sibilsky 52:465

9 Tim Atkinson 55:750

10 Tim Lodwick 57:051

11 Cory Dykstra 62:245

(L-R): Tom Richardson and Tony Repeta, Franklin Equipment owners; Joe Weber, first place Skid Steer Rodeo winner; William Pieper, fourth place winner; Tom Friberg, second place winner; Troy Gabriel, Franklin owner; Alex Cannistra, fifth place winner; Tyler Weber, third place winner; and Gary Gabriel, Franklin owner, pose for a celebratory photo after the final round.
(L-R): Tom Richardson and Tony Repeta, Franklin Equipment owners; Joe Weber, first place Skid Steer Rodeo winner; William Pieper, fourth place winner; Tom Friberg, second place winner; Troy Gabriel, Franklin owner; Alex Cannistra, fifth place winner; Tyler Weber, third place winner; and Gary Gabriel, Franklin owner, pose for a celebratory photo after the final round.

Visitors inspect the track at Franklin Equipment’s Skid Steer Rodeo.
Visitors inspect the track at Franklin Equipment’s Skid Steer Rodeo.

Lunch is served courtesy of Wagyu Wagons and Gabriel Family Farms.
Lunch is served courtesy of Wagyu Wagons and Gabriel Family Farms.

Skid steer drivers meet before the final round for the top 10 qualifiers.
Skid steer drivers meet before the final round for the top 10 qualifiers.