Word With A Champ Interviews
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Apsáalooke / Crow Nations Autumn Charges Strong of Montana, whom is a very talented horse racing jockey, is our guest on Word With A Champ. The Montana lady has dominated the Horse Nations Indian Relay Council Maidens Races the last four years. Autumn is soft spoken and defines the word lady, one that will take your money riding the horses that are hauled for her from Wyoming’s Wind River Indian Reservation. We are blessed to have her in our sport and on our show.
Carol Murray of the Blackfeet Nation from Browning, Montana is our guest this week on Word With A Champ, for Native Voice One Radio Network. The Horse Nations Indian Relay Council chose wisely selecting Carol as their Vice President, Mrs. Murray is also the President of the Blackfeet Community College. We had the privilege of visiting about her role in Indian relay horse racing popularity and haw she mixes work with her 2016 HNIRC National Championship Team, Fast Horse Relay.
The PRCA Miss Rodeo North Dakota, Hope Ebel, provides an inspirational interview for Word With A Champ Radio Show on NV1 Radio Network. Hope selected the Horse Nations Indian Relay Councils Memorial Day weekend season opener in Gillette, Wyoming to support the ND Indian relay horse racing teams. Miss Ebel demonstrates much class as a person considering her great attitude heart, intelligence and bonafide cowgirl horsemanship skills. We recognize she absolutely has the capacity to serve our sport as Miss Rodeo America and wish her success at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo this December in Las Vegas.
Defending World Champion Bareback Bronc Rider, Tim O’Connell of Iowa is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. A successful wrestling background has built a foundation for his career performance in possibly the most physically demanding event in professional sports. Tim is a great interview as he shares some of the reasons he is going into the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo #1 in his event in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.
Oklahoma native Matt West, is a professional announcer for the Professional Bull Riders and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, and is a voice of pro rodeo, and, armed with a lifelong fascination of the cowboy lifestyle, strives to keep audiences informed and entertained across the United States and Canada. We appreciate Matt taking the time to visit with us about the excitement and 2018 competition in the PBR.
Sicangu Lakota Indian Cowboy Cooper Waln from the Rosebud Reservation in south-central South Dakota is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. Cooper represents Indian Country with the most elite job in his trade, fighting bulls on the 25th Professional Bull Riders “Unleash the Beast Tour”. A great visit to share from this very modest and talented working ranch cowboy that had made it to the big times.
Keyshawn Whitehorse of Utah is representing the Navajo Nation in fine style as a top 35 contender in the Professional Bull Riders. Indian Country has a formidable contingency in the PBR with Keyshawn in addition to Chippewa Lakota, Stetson Lawrence; Cherokee, Ryan Dirteater and two time PBR Champion, Northern Cherokee, JB Mauney, riding bulls; Sicangu Lakota, Cooper Waln is fighting bulls. We had the privilege of visiting with a very modest, young gentleman, Keyshawn Whitehorse at the PBR event in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
We had the good fortune of visiting with Brennon Eldred of Oklahoma for this weeks Word With A Champ. Mr. Eldred Is one of the stickiest bull riders, not only in the Professional Bull Riders, but the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association as well. If he would have ridden his tenth bull at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in 2017, he would’ve won the event and the PRCA Bull Riding title. It has not slowed him down a bit in his pursuit to perform in Las Vegas, the city of lights at the PBR World Finals his second time and his fifth Wrangler NFR in 2018.
The 25th Professional Bull Riders “Unleash the Beast Tour” sold out 3 performances in Sioux Falls, South Dakota April 6, 7 & 8, 2018. The Livestock Superintendent Cody Lambert of Texas visits with us about the event. We also caught up with the defending PBR Champion of the World, Jess Lockwood of Montana about his second victory in a row in SD.
UFC fighter Felice Herrig is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. A nice looking woman that is all of 115 lbs of knock-out potential inside an Ultimate Fighting Competition cage. Felice is a very intelligent and determined competitor that is nearing a title fight, a first in her career. Ms. Herrig graciously shared exceptional insight to her success at 4 Bears Casino Fight Night prior to her next event in Brooklynn, NY, on one of the largest stages in the game. We wish this first class lady, Felice Herrig, victory in April.