Courage And Thunder

This sculpture’s low and high relief work captures the essence of the chuckwagon teams stampeding and pounding together in close competition.

The sculptor’s approach is minimalistic using negative space to probe both imagination and intellect of the viewer.

Did You Know?

  • The first chuckwagon competition at the Calgary Stampede was in 1923
  • The GMC Rangeland Derby now offers a purse of over $1 million annually
  • A chuckwagon’s running time is determined when the nose of its first horse crosses the finish line, assuming no penalties
Artist
Veronica and Edwin Dam de Nogales
Type
Bronze and Stainless Steel Sculpture
Donors
Calgary Stampede
Installed
2008

Location

Stampede Casino (Near Front Entrance)

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