Word With A Champ Interviews
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It is fun to see Indian Country excel in any sport, especially rodeo sports. 2018 Professional Bull Riders, Rookie of the Year, Navajo, Keyshawn Whitehorse is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. Whitehorse is one of several American Indians in the top 35 headed to the 2019 PBR World Finals in Las Vegas. Keyshawn politely and modestly credits his family for his success, in a brutal game with big money and danger, where success depends solely upon on his own individual try.
Seminole-Creek, Potawatomi Indian, PBR cowboy, Colten Jesse is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. The Kiowa, Oklahoma native started riding sheep at the young age of four and now at 21, he is one of the best in his chosen trade. His goal is to be the best in the Professional Bull Riders, Unleash the Beast Tour, in front of sold-out coliseums across America. It is more than refreshing to see a dedicated, polite young man strive to, and achieve his goals.
Navy Seal, Doctor of Chiropractic and American hero, Howard Wasden of Georgia is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. Dr. Was is featured in a movie of courage, about a military chopper that went down in enemy territory. This man has solidified the dreams of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness through his life’s experience of trials and tribulations. We are honored to have Howard featured on Native Voice 1 Radio Network.
Although team roping header Clay Smith entered the 2018 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in first place and heeling partner Paul Eaves was in second – both with $115,345 – the duo had a long race ahead of them for the gold buckle. Eaves said the steer was a big factor in the victory. “The steer was really good, one of the better steers we’ve drawn,” said Eaves, 28. “Tonight, he was pretty straight, and it makes a difference to be fast. Everything came together.”
Our guest this week include Carman Pozzobon from British Columbia, Canada the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Champion of 2018.Eight might be Wade Sundell’s lucky number. Thanks to picking up eight checks during his eighth trip to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo earned him to 2018 World Championship. Tyler Waguespack is once again the king of PRCA’s steer wrestlers. The Gonzales, La., cowboy won his second world championship in the last three years with a memorable run Dec. 15 at the 2018 Wrangler National Finals. Waguespack won the gold buckle by earning $260,013 ($180,429 of that at the Wrangler NFR), the most of any steer wrestler.
Today Word With A Champ is pleased to interview California native Shorty Gorham. This man is recognized as Professional Bull Riders spokesman for the bullfighters on CBS Sports. We enjoyed our visit with Shorty about hunting dogs, fighting bulls and success.
Team 4 Bears Casino, Professional Bull Riders star from Columbia Falls, Montana, Matt Triplett is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. Matt began an illustrious PBR career in 2011 and has qualified for the PBR World Finals seven times. We visit with this talented athlete with a PBR World Championship in his crosshairs.
Louisiana born, now Texas bull rider Taylor Toves is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. At 25 years of age, Taylor’s dreams are coming true as he has cracked into the top 35 in the 2019 Professional Bull Riders World Standings. It is great to visit with a man that is on a mission to excel in his craft.
Today Word With A Champ visits with a 19-year-old bull riding sensation and winner of the Sioux Falls, South Dakota, PBR Unleash the Beast Tour, Mason Taylor. The young man from Maypearl, Texas road four outstanding bulls to claim his victory. The win here will boost his earnings deep into the pack to qualify for his first PBR World Finals, November 2019 in the city of lights, Las Vegas, Nevada. The smile on his face at the conclusion of this event is priceless.
The 3X Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Bareback Bronc Rider, TK Aus of Minnesota is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. He persisted 6 years in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association competition before qualifying for his first NFR. His persistence has paid off with victories from Cheyenne Frontier Days to New Town, ND near the 4 Bears Casino.