Word With A Champ Interviews
Native Voice One – Koahnic Broadcast Corporation
The Annenburg National Native Voice Studios
Morgan Matheny of Florida, a 14 year old mini monster truck driver is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. Morgan visits about her desire and pursuit of a racing career. She is also a straight “A” student. Morgan is a fun, polite, young lady that shares her path to success with us.
Crow Indian relay race rider Dustin Kruger is our guest on this weeks Word With A Champ. Dustin and his team River Road won the 2017 season opener for the Professional Indian Horse Racing Association in Rapid City, South Dakota October 7, 8 & 9, 2016. The win begins the road to Billings for the All Nations Indian Relay Championships September 2017. Dustin visits about the success of his horses and team.
Sargent Dana Bowman, Green Beret veteran, is our guest today on Word With A Champ. We met Sgt. Bowman doing what he does now days, jumping out of airplanes and helicopters with a 2000 square foot American Flag at Professional Indian Horse Racing and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association events. Dana is the only double amputee to reenlist after loosing his legs in a parachute accident that killed his partner Sgt. Jose Aguillon. An incredible story of courage and overcoming odds.
Crow Indian cowboy Kennard Real Bird is our Guest on this weeks Word With A Champ. Kennard’s family has been raising horses for about 400 years. He is a popular rodeo and horse race announcer I had the pleasure of serving with at the All Nations Indian Relay Championships in Billings, Montana. An interesting interview with a good man.
The third of four race days concluded Saturday, September 24th in Billings, Montana for the All Nations Indian Relay Championships. The final race will payout $31,750, the purse for the event is over $112,000.00. Kennard Real Bird visits with us about this sport now sanctioned by the Professional Indian Horse Racing Association.
The 2016 Season Champions of the Professional Indian Horse Racing are the team Young Money from the Blackfoot Tribe in Browning , Montana. Myles Murray jockeyed three great horses to win, place or show all season long. Myles visits with us about his champion team.
The Crow Nations, Awasapsii Express won the 4th Annual All Nations Indian Relay Championships in Billings, Montana, Sunday September 25, 2016. it was worth a $10,750.00 paycheck for first in the $31,750.00 Wrangler Championship Race. Over $112,000.00 was paid in 4 days of competition. We have results of final day and an interview with winning jockey, Chris Carlson.
The 2016 All Nations Indian Relay Championships 4th Annual competition in Billings, MT ran the 2nd of 4 performances Friday, September 23rd. A purse of over $112,000 will be distributed to the 34 qualifying teams of the great horse nations. Gary Fellers, the director of the Professional Indian Horse Racing Association comments on this 300 year old sport that is growing exponentially.
The first of 4 performances of the 2016 All Nations Indian Relay Championships saw great action Thursday, September 22 in Billings, MT. The Professional Indian Horse Racing Association qualifies 34, 4 man, 3 horse teams for fastest teams by times headed to championship Sunday to award the national champions. Oglala Lakota Calvin Ghostbear visits about the races. This report is supported by Wrangler. Long live Indians !!
Dave Rife, Of Fowlerville, Michigan is our guest on Word With A Champ. Dave is a 52-year-old monster truck driver, that has been one of the best in the industry for 27 years. He has also been a wrestler from the time he was 10 years old until he was 39 years old and won the Iron Man competition: Collegiate, Olympic and Greco Roman style contests prior to retirement on the mat. And he is a leader and a coach in both sporting fields that he is obviously passionate about. A fun interview.