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Oglala Lakota Indian cowboy, Chancy Wilson of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. Chancy is part owner and general manager of a newly formed Muddy Creek and Nixon ProRodeo Company LLC. Chancy’s dreams of becoming a major league company raising bucking horses and bulls are starting to materialize. We enjoyed the visit of a very ambitious young man that is also a tribal councilman and family man, that is willing to work hard to obtain his goals in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.
Wylie Petersen, Shoshone-Bannock, PBR World famous bull rider, is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. In the third of a three-part series, Wylie discusses his decision to retire from riding bulls, to become a physician’s assistant, serving his community and fellow man. It has been our honor and pleasure to share the thoughts of such an intelligent man, that has the heart to be a champion bull rider, as well as caring for individuals on a one on one basis in the Indian health care system. Thank you Wylie, Pictured with my daughter Raelynn Rose Taylor.
Today Word With A Champ enjoys part two, of a three-episode series with Shoshone-Bannick Indian talent, Wylie Peterson. Wylie discusses how Indian country fueled his fire as a Professional Bull Rider, qualifying for the PBR world finals 10 times in an illustrious career. We discussed our youth coming on strong in this sport, with the doors open, for more young talent from American Indians and First Nations of Canada, to excel.
Shoshone-Bannock Indian cowboy Wylie Peterson is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. Wylie had an illustrious 12-year career in the Professional Bull Riders, qualifying for the PBR world finals 10 times. His phenomenal highlights include finishing third in the world in 2003 and winning the aggregate against the best 35 riders and the toughest bulls in 2007, in the city of lights of Las Vegas. We are very pleased to share this first of a three-part series of such a talented, well-grounded and world-famous American Indian cowboy.
Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association bull rider, Peyton Fitzpatrick of Montana is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. Payton is number nine in the 2019 Resistol Rookie Of The Year standings and number one in the bull riding standings for the Montana Pro Circuit, at 24 years of age. It is interesting to listen to an ambitious young man that has strategically pursued his career with the help and guidance of his father.
Gerald Eash, a bull rider in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. We discuss Geralds career as a professional athlete. We also visit about his responsibility as a father and a husband putting God first, family second, and rodeo third. It is a big decision for a man to retire from a sport he loves, this season that decision has been made. We congratulate this stand up classy individual on his priorities and wish him success.
The Woman’s Professional Rodeo Association is the oldest women’s sporting organization in the world. It is a huge organization with several facets, to be amongst the top 15 in the world is amazing. Jessica Routier did just that qualifying for her first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in 2018. What is even more amazing is that she is 35 year old NFR rookie and mother of five. We really enjoyed our visit with this exceptional individual from South Dakota, U.S.A.
Country western music, female vocal artist, Carrie Cunningham is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. Carrie is also a third-generation auctioneer, a wife, mother of three and a genuine individual. It is fun to visit with an individual and watch her succeed following her dreams.
Veteran ladies barrel racer, Dori Hollenbeck of South Dakota is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. Dori has been winning money in her sport for over 45 years. She is a tribute to the art of horsemanship and a professional athlete in every aspect of the term. We are happy to have her straight forward attitude on our show.
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifier Mason Clements is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. We caught up with This professional bareback bronc rider at the Adrian Foote Memorial PRCA Rodeo on the Ft Berthold Indian Reservation in New Town, North Dakota. It is interesting to share his insights about the being on the road in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.