Becky Fuchs Mahoney won her first WPRA title in 1975 and came back for more in '76, '77 and '78.

In 1975, Becky Fuchs became the only other World Champion Breakaway Roper in the WPRA that decade. Now Becky Fuchs Mahoney, she teaches clinics at her Florence, Arizona, facility, after a lifelong career in horse training and coaching.

WPRA World Champion Breakaway Roper: 1975

Other WPRA Event Titles:

  • 1976: Team Roping 
  • 1977: Goat Tying and Steer Undecorating

WPRA Super Horse: 1976, 1977, 1978

College: Colorado State University

NIRA Accolades: Regional Breakaway Roping Champion and one of the first females to place in the team roping at the NIRA Finals.

AJQRA Accolades: Barrels and Stakes Race Champion (1974); Barrels and Stakes Race Champion and Pole Bending Reserve Champion (1972).

Hometown: Hot Sulphur Springs, CO


Read about Mahoney’s son, PRCA roper and bit maker, Tristan, in The Team Roping Journal

Click here for the Complete List of Breakaway World Champs

*Please note: The above image is of an unidentified roper taken circa 1945 by Ralph R. Doubleday, courtesy of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.