David Brown is a media specialist for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys
Association at their headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
At 31 he is still actively involved in rodeo and frequently enters the
bareback and saddle bronc riding events. he has been a member of
the PRCA since 1984.
Brown's interest in rodeo began in 1981 when he first entering the
bareback riding event. A few years later he founded the
"Northwest Stampede" newspaper, a rodeo periodical. It
was through the newspaper that Dave first met Chris LeDoux and the idea
for the book began to take shape.
Previously, he was a journeyman air traffic controller at the Seattle
Air Route Traffic Control Center. During that period Dave was also
a regional representative for the National Air Traffic Controllers
Association and served as chairman of the legislative committee.
In addition to writing nonfiction, Brown has authored several western
novels, and has been published in more than a dozen major magazines
including U.S. News & World Report, Western Horseman, Horseman,
Reader's Digest, Air Line Pilot Magazine, and Psychology Today.
Dave and his family have recently moved to the Monument Hill area,
near Colorado Springs, where they'll continue to raise a few horses.
From the back cover of Gold Buckle Dreams - The Life Story of