Category Archives: Built Ford Tough Series

Christmas in July!

Gift list: For Craig Hummer – a cork. May I quote The Who: “…You know where to put the cork.” For the PRCA: a great big net so they can catch all the fish that are swimming away from them–toward … Continue reading

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Tacoma 15/15

You know what I’m gonna say: once again, J.B. Mauney gets billing above the title, because now he’s #2. Yeah, a whopping 4 points ahead of Kaique Pacheco. Let’s see how long that lasts. And Eduardo Aparecido is #1. We … Continue reading

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600

Welcome to the 600 Club, Guilherme–you’re the first and only one here. Continue reading

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IRON COWBOY

This is more like a stream-of-consciousness rendering of the rest of the Iron Cowboy event. Round 2 Of course the lead-in to the CBS broadcast has to include 2012 Iron Cowboy, J.B. Mauney, as if he’s about to win the … Continue reading

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KANSAS CITY 15/15 BUCKING BATTLE

Since I’ve been focused on other things the past couple of months, I thought I’d crank out this one right away, instead of dragging myself (and you) through something that happened a week (or more) ago. OH FOR GOD’S SAKE!! … Continue reading

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This is an experiment

This is an experiment: Let the cowboys do the talking. But first: I love that the bulls’ outs during the regular season will now count toward the World Champion Bull title. I feel vindicated, after talking about this every year, … Continue reading

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About Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 14—

A note about Ty Pozzobon: congratulations to the PBR for handling his death in a sensitive manner. The photos were carefully curated to highlight his ability and not the wrecks, and they let the riders speak for themselves. It was … Continue reading

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WORLD FINALS – ROUND 1

  INNOVATION WE LIKE New introduction process—the riders’ photos are shown projected on the dirt. Neat trick! I’M JUST SAYIN’… That new blonde commentator needs to dial it back a notch. Way too enthused. OMG–George Thorogood singing “Bad to the … Continue reading

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CHARLOTTE RAMBLINGS

God in heaven, do we have to see J.B. Mauney the second the show starts?? Even before the theme song?? J.B.’s canned responses to questions are getting so boring. Hummer even called it a “mantra.” Then Ty Murray droned on … Continue reading

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NAMPA                Sun. Oct. 9

The PBR has issued its first T-shirt featuring a Brazilian rider, and his name is João Ricardo Vieira. Continue reading

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