PLEASANTON, Texas—Feb. 22, 2012— Cesar de la Cruz has joined the roster of professional cowboys representing Cactus Ropes, stating “I’m honored to be part of this group, and I’m looking forward to working with the Cactus team on some exciting projects this year.”
Highlights from de la Cruz’s 2011 professional season include wins at the Justin Boots Championships, Pendleton Round-Up, Omak Stampede, Rodeo Austin, Laughlin River Stampede and the Missoula Stampede. He topped off the competitive season with his sixth qualification at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
“Cesar is an awesome addition to our team,” states Barry Berg of Cactus Ropes. “He’s a great roper and an innovative thinker. It’s been very refreshing to share ideas with him about ropes that will help our customers perform at higher levels.”
A heeler from Marana, Arizona, de la Cruz is a third generation NFR qualifier, following in the footsteps of his team roping grandfather, Vic Aros. Cesar is married to Arena de la Cruz, who was the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Women’s All-Around Champion in 2008. Their son Camilo is two years old.
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