Coverchuk wins BRC final

by Phil Ambroziak Nothing beats winning in front of a home town crowd. And, for Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk, that’s exactly what it felt like when he took top honours at the 2015 Bull Riders Canada final Oct. 2 and 3 in Lloydminster. “It was great,” Coverchuk remarked. “Lloyd is pretty much home for me, … Continue reading

Coverchuk prevails at Cold Lake Winter Series

by Phil Ambroziak The 2015 rodeo season is just getting started and Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk is already a champion. Earlier this year, the 21-year-old bull rider competed in the first-ever Cold Lake Invitational Winter Series hosted by the Cold Lake Agricultural Society. The series included five individual events starting in January and wrapped up … Continue reading

Bull rider achieves dream

by Terry Villeneuve Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk is headed to the big leagues. The 19-year-old bull rider recently learned that he has qualified for the Professional Bull Riders 2013 Built Ford Tough Series when it resumes competition Aug. 16-17 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “I was chosen because I had won the most money from three incentive … Continue reading

Bull rider finishes third at CCA finals

By Terry Villeneuve Cody Coverchuk of Meadow Lake rode to a third-place finish at his first-ever Canadian Cowboys Association finals rodeo at Agribition in Regina last weekend. The 17-year-old twister was the second-youngest in the field of 10 bull riders, but was a threat nonetheless. “He’s an up and coming star,” said rodeo announcer Kelly … Continue reading

Bull riding and the addiction to danger

By Ben Ingram The arena crowd fell silent last Thursday while local bull riding phenom Cody Coverchuk lay motionless on the ground after being tossed into the air, his helmet thrown off by the bull’s horns. The 17-year-old Coverchuk quickly came to, dazily stumbling towards the safety of a nearby gate. “The bull just came … Continue reading