Month: January 26, 2012

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What’s in a score?

It looks like the roughstock cowboys had a bit of tough luck Wednesday night at the Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show Rodeo. Heath Ford posted the highest marked score of the night, an 81-point ride bareback riding on J Bar J Rodeo’s Pass The Hat. That moved Ford into a tie for second place in[...]
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It’s worth the trip

It’s been a few years since I witnessed the spectacle known as the Timed Event Championship, a unique event created by the Lazy E Arena staff when it opened its doors nearly 30 years ago. The championship features 20 of the greatest timed-event cowboys in the game, even in the history of the game, competing[...]
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Now that’s crooked

I’ve never been inside Denver Coliseum, and the only reflections I had of the building that houses the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo were photographs of the historic rodeo throughout the years. I learned a little more today while talking with two-time barrel racing world champion Brittany Pozzi. She has won the Denver rodeo[...]
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A Crane of many colors

A week ago, I wrote about Clovis Crane qualifying for the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo by winning the average titles in both bareback riding and bull riding at the Ram First Frontier Circuit Finals Rodeo. What I didn’t know at the time was that Crane also earned the right to compete in saddle bronc[...]
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The image of an athlete

Inside the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, there’s a beautiful display of the reigning world champions, filled with biographies of each contestant and, in some instances, other memorabilia. Filled with the 2010 titlists – it has yet to be updated with the recent winners – the one thing that caught my eye was[...]
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