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CTEC Rookie snags crown. Justin Thigpen dominates CINCH Timed Event Championship on its 35th anniversary

Written by: Ted Harbin March 10, 2019 / Guthrie, Oklahoma – Seventeen days before the opening round of the CINCH Timed Event Championship, Justin Thigpen took a call from the Lazy E Arena inviting him to be a replacement for the injured JoJo LeMond. Fifty hours after he roped his first steer, the Waycross, Georgia, cowboy became just the 15th man to win the “Ironman of ProRodeo” in the event’s 35th year. What’s even bigger is that he became the third rookie in that time to claim the title and the top prize: Leo Camarillo won it in the first…

Jake Vold sweeps Super Series I in triumphant return to RodeoHouston

Jake Vold sweeps Super Series I in triumphant return to RodeoHouston With RodeoHouston again PRCA-sanctioned, riders dreaming big at NRG By Jason McDaniel Updated 11:25 am CST, Thursday, February 28, 2019   Jake Vold wasn’t able to defend his RodeoHouston bareback title. After winning here in 2017, the three-time Canadian champion suffered a knee injury later that year at the National Finals Rodeo, forcing him to undergo surgery in December — and skip Houston. “I missed it,” Vold said. “So it motivated me to get back and get back to work and rehab hard. I’m glad to be back here.” He’s…

Athletes move on to the finals for a chance at the $2.35 million purse

Written by: Courtesy Fort Worth, Texas – March 1, 2019 – Lives will be changed and champions will be crowned at RFD-TV’s The American Rodeo as the event returns to Arlington, Texas on March 2-3, 2019. Athletes traveled from across the U.S. to compete at the Cowtown Coliseum in The American Semi-Finals, which determines who will have a chance to compete for $2.35 million at AT&T Stadium in The American. Today concludes the Semi-Finals and the world now knows who will advance to compete at AT&T Stadium on March 2-3 for a total purse of $2.35 million. “The stage is…

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