This past weekend Honoured Member Kelly Sutherland was given the Past Member Tribute Award by the World Professional Chuckwagon Association. Known as “The King,” Kelly was racing at the age of 14, driving by the age of 16, and winning before he turned 23. With a career that spanned five decades, Kelly remains one of the most important influences in the sport’s history. He won an astounding 12 world championships over his career - his first in 1974 and his final one in 2011 at the age of 60. He was inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2020 as a Rodeo Athlete.
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