Most of the top 40 bull riders (including four world champions) and a serious pen of bulls made their way to Reno for the 2013 Xtreme Bulls night at the Reno Rodeo. Once again it was retro night, and some of the riders and others dressed up:
The world's smallest and most interesting bullfighter was on hand to chase bulls out of the arena:
I'm pretty sure only a former world champion bull rider can get away with wearing flip-flops to a rodeo, and then get interviewed for TV:
The great bull Bring It had his last ever out in Reno, he'll be retired to stud. It was an emotional moment for his owner Cindy Rosser who watched Bring It carry Tyler Willis into the short go. After the ride, Bring It dug in the dirt as everyone cheered. Couldn't have scripted it any better.
Lots of great rides, and some crazy buckoffs:
Tyler smith won it with a 93 in the short go on Crystal Deal of Growney Brothers/Kish. I'd never seen a 93 point ride before, and it was really impressive: