Rodeo finds success after first ever Drive-In Bull Riding event
Terry Bison Ranch host first ever drive-in bull riding.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Terry Bison Ranch hosted their first ever Drive-in Bull Riding event over the weekend. Fans got to watch some of the nation’s best bull riders compete from the stands and their vehicles.
“This is the first drive-in bull ride I’ve known in the history of the sport,” Owner of Chad Berger Bucking, Chad Berger said.
“This really brings our community together, it gets people happy about something, it gets people involved in things, it gets people out and about,” fan of bull riding, Rylea Heimsoth said.
It was a two-night event that had 35 bull riders each night. There was three rounds each night, with the top 10 finishing off each night in the short-go round for a $10,000 prize.
Night one, it was Jake Lockwood from Volberg, Montana who rode away in first place with the top right of the night, recording 89 points. The best ride of night two was from Cole Maloncon who also scored 89 points.
People reacted to having an outdoor sporting event during the pandemic and the impact they believe it has on the community.
“It just takes the negativity away going on in the world,” Heimsoth said. “For all of Wyoming and other states to come together to enjoy one thing.”
“It shows that we still have an America and that we’re not going downhill,” Fan of bull riding, Jason Meyers said. “Everybody’s still able to get out and enjoy themselves, not worry and have a good time.”
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