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Blackfoot Indian cowboy Dustin Bird from Cutbank, Montana moved back into the lead for the All Around Championship of the World in ProRodeo after winning round 8 of 10, team roping at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Navajo, Erich Rogers of Round Rock, Arizona won 3rd in team roping and is sixth in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association standings. Hunk Papa Lakota Chuck Smith from the Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota is yet to place in Las Vegas, yet he could win well over $50,000 in the city of lights in the next two days.
Blackfeet, Dustin Bird is on top of the list again for the All Around Championship of the world after round 7 of 10 rounds at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Navajo, Erich Rogers has moved back up in the team roping world standings. Bull rider Shane Proctor has ridden 7 out of 7 bulls in an effort to ride all 10 and tie the record of only 3 men to ride all 10 bulls at the NFR since 1959. The Wrangler NFR has sold out all 317 performances since it moved to Las Vegas since 1985.
The 316th performance of the 2016 Wrangler National Finals rodeo sold out Tuesday December 6 at the Thomas and Mack Arena as it has done since 1985 in Las Vegas, NV. Dustin Bird, Blackfeet of Montana won enough to move back into the lead for the All Around Championship of the World in the PRCA. Tomorrow will be round 7 of 10 as bull rider Shane Proctor has ridden all his of his bulls in an effort to be only the 4th man in history to ride all 10 at the Wrangler NFR since 1959.
Pink night for breast cancer awareness was the theme in the city of lights, Monday December 5th during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Navajo, Erich Rogers placed in the top 3 for the second night in a row. We have results of round 5 of 10, PRCA World winners and interviews of round winners earning over $27,000.00 this round in this NV1 Wrangler Falls Sports Special.
Blackfeet Indian cowboy from Cutbank, Montana Dustin Bird is in the lead for the All Around Championship of the World in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Navajo, Erich Rogers team roper and Lakota, Chuck Schmidt saddle bronc rider, are battling through the first four of ten rounds at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo that concluded Sunday December 4 in Las Vegas. Ryder Wright of Utah has won the first 4 rounds in saddle bronc riding tying Billy Etbauer’s record.
Saturday night in the city of lights at the Wrangler National Finals rodeo, the big story is 18 year old Ryder Wright has won the first 3 rounds of 10, in the saddle bronc riding. Lakota, Chuck Schmidt is 15th in the bronc riding PRCA Standings. Blackfoot, Dustin Bird is in 3rd; Navajo, Erich Rogers in 10th, both are in striking distance of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association World Championships Team Roping Header Division. Navajo, Aaron Tsinnijinnie is the defending champ but narrowly missed the Wrangler NFR top 15 finishing 17th in the standings.
Rusty Wright, 18 year old saddle bronc rider has won his first 2 rounds ever against the best in the world and near $60,000.00 bucks in 2 days in Vegas. Blackfoot Dustin Bird won 2nd in the team roping for the second night in a row and is second in the 2016 PRCA World Standings. Navajo Erich Rogers won third in the round and is 9th in the World. Hunk Papa Lakota Chuck Schmidt has bucked off 2 in a row. The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo continues Saturday night in the city of lights with 8 rounds to go and over 10 million to be won.
The first round of 10 performances of the 2016 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada concluded Thursday December 1. Over 10 million dollars in prize money will be earned towards the PRCA World Championships. Dustin Bird, Blackfoot from Browning Montana; Eric Rodgers, Navajo from Arizona are looking for the gold buckle in the team roping and Chuck Shmidt, Hunk Papa Lakota Saddle bronc rider from the Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota make up our contingency from Indian country.
6X PRCA Bullfighter Of The Year Dusty Tuckness was elected to protect bull riders for his with consecutive year.
Airline pilot chance Beicker is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. We had the good fortune of meeting the 6’6″, 24 year old pilot in Spokane, Washington on a shuttle headed to the airport. Young Chances story is one of the freedom of following your dreams to fly the skies and accept the responsibility of people’s live in your hands.
Doctor of Dental Surgery Mallory Cicmanec, a former successful NCAA pole vaulter for Purdue University is our guest this week. Word With A Champ is pleased to have Dr. Cicmanec share her story of a child’s dream to make people smile. Young Dr. Mallory’s story is one of dedication and success, making a difference in people’s lives.