For the second consecutive year, Wade Salmond is your Chuckwagon Champion at the Vegreville Country Fair ...
(Lamont’s Wayne Schoepp with the call Saturday's Heat 9, the Final Heat of the Vegreville Country Fair)
Wade Salmond registered the fastest time of the final day in the final heat of the Vegreville Country Fair, locking down the Top ‘3-Day Total Time’ of 203.76 and in doing so earned a second consecutive Wagons Championship in Vegreville, having also won it in 2016.
Salmond credits his performance to solid nightly starts off the barrels.
Wade’s time just edges his out Dad's Neil's aggregate time, a 205.37, which was good for second place. Meantime, Wade's Uncle and Neil's Brother Wayne Salmond finished 5th in the Wagons at Vegreville with a 208.26.
Wade talks about his family's success at the Vegreville Country Fair.
Vegreville’s own Shane Cartier rounded out the Top 3 in the Wagons, finishing in 3rd spot with a 206.73.
Wade says, back to back championships aside, he really enjoys coming to Vegreville.
Meantime, Marty Maxwell of Camrose fared very well in the Chariots, locking down both 1st and 2nd place in the Overall. Wanda Sannachan of Rosalind rounded out the Top 3.
Next up for the Alberta Professional Chuckwagon and Chariot Association is Heartland Ag Days in Bruderheim this Friday through Sunday and Country 106 will once again bring you the live call of the Wagons from the event.