CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now)- Cheyenne native Brody Cress, marked his name in the history books by successfully defending his crown, and becoming the first athlete at CFD, to three-peat an event.
Cheyenne Native and East grad, Brody Cress, defends his title in the Saddle Bronc, becoming the only athlete in CFD history to 'three-peat' an event.
"That's what I was focused on, going through the little steps of the process where you don't let the pressure get to you or let anything around you," Cress said. "It's amazing to be the first person to win it three times."
He says being in front of the home crowd makes the taste of victory even sweeter, getting to share this accomplishment with his friends and family.
"It's just awesome like I said to have all the support here, and come here and ride in front of your hometown crowd at one of the biggest rodeos of the world. Being able to win it three years in a row, it's awesome."
For Women's Breakaway Roping, it was Jordan Jo Fabrizio who took home the title, recording a speedy time of 4.18 seconds. She's the first champion ever at CFD, to win the event.
"To think that this is history is amazing. I'll be excited one day to look back and remember this moment. It's very special," Fabrizio said.
In the tie down roping, Seth Hall took home the gold with the time of 10.5 seconds. LCCC alumni Austin Hurlburt, finished in 3rd, at 11.6 seconds in his first CFD rodeo.
"I'd like to give the CFD committee, all the volunteers and everybody that helps put this rodeo on a huge thank you," Hurlbert said. "It would be impossible without everyone that helps, everybody behind the scenes."
For final results, visit: https://www.cfdrodeo.com/the-rodeo/rodeo-results/#igsv-9-1pO6AmYBIgrM8LI1ho6npVg2UNhW4eTlpPfKMcRF2YUc