Breaking the Barrier: The Road to Becoming a First-Generation Bull Rider

Breaking the Barrier: The Road to Becoming a First-Generation Bull Rider

young bull riders  Welcome to our new Being Texan video series, in which we’ll explore the dreams and realities of Texans from all walks of life, from the Panhandle to the Gulf Coast, the Trans-Pecos to the Piney Woods. Have a story you think we should tell? Email us at roar@texasmonthly.com. It may not look like it to the casual observer, but bull riding is a sort of dance. A good ride appears as one fluid motion of a rider in sync with a bucking ton of hoof, hide, and horn. It’s a lightning-fast choreography that’s as dangerous as it is beautiful.  The basics of the sport are simple: hang on with one hand, keep the other hand free, and try to stay on for eight seconds.…View Original Post

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