Cowboy up!: The History of Bull Riding

Cowboy up!: The History of Bull Riding

by Gail Hughbanks Hughbanks Woerner, Gail Woerner
     
 

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What started as an exhibition to entertain audiences has turned into the most popular-and dangerous-event in rodeo: bull riding. When a 150-pound man attempts to ride a two-ton bull with a killer instinct, it's not a matter of whether the rider will get injured, but when, and how badly. As cowboy Jim Shoulders says, "You can't stop something like an injury from

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What started as an exhibition to entertain audiences has turned into the most popular-and dangerous-event in rodeo: bull riding. When a 150-pound man attempts to ride a two-ton bull with a killer instinct, it's not a matter of whether the rider will get injured, but when, and how badly. As cowboy Jim Shoulders says, "You can't stop something like an injury from hurtin', but you can damn well not let it bother you." What motivates riders to devote themselves to this challenging sport? Find out in Austinite Gail Woerner's newest book, which covers bull riding from its beginning into the new millennium.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571685315
Publisher:
Wild Horse Media Group LLC
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
322
Sales rank:
894,925
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

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