Renowned Rodeo Champion Worth $19,000 Dominates the Ultimate Bull Riding Showdown

Published 09/03/2023, 4:44 PM EDT

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Rodeo is no sport for just anyone. Being a rodeo rider requires rigorous strength, will, and stamina. And for those willing to endure and embrace it all PBR Stockyard presents an equal ground.

Aiming to popularize the sport of Bull Riding around the world, Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Stockyard has introduced the ‘World’s Elite Bull Riding Competition.’ Attracting bull riders from around the world, PBR hosts a series of contests throughout the year for the ultimate world finals.

In its recent contest on September 1st, the stockyard stumbled upon a new star as the Brazilian Cowboy went on to dominate the match with exceptional skills.


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The Rodeo Showdown At PBR Stockyard

In January this year, the PBR Stockyard went ahead to join hands with Cowtown Coliseum to launch a series of events. As the agreements of the partnership, the two landed on a decision to host a 30-week series. The initiative will provide the riders a ground to challenge, and an opportunity to step into the 2024 PBR World Championship.

Following up with the contest, the renowned bull rider, John Crimber contended at the PBR’s twenty-eighth iteration. Taking a lead in the competition, John not only set the record point but also became the only rider to ride two that night. Topping Tony, Crimber earned the night’s highest point at 86.5. Going further, John with the ambition of securing the final for himself topped Secret Weapon and recorded the night’s second-highest at 86 points. Following his victory, John took to Instagram to share his moment.


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Blessed to be the only one to ride two tonight to win the PBR in ft worth.” Crimber wrote in the caption.

Finishing up at a close second, Cassio Dias earned total points at 85.5 topping Pogo and earning 33 challenger points. Following the top two were MAURICIO GULLA MOREIRA at 85, Kyler Oliver at 84.5, and finally Cole Trivette at 81.5 making it into the top 5. While the contestants gave a fair competition, John Crimber openly stood out and dominated the match.

John Crimber’s Way to PBR

The 18-year-old cowboy, winning contests and hearts, is also the son of the famous Bull Rider Jason Crimber. Jason himself being raised around cattle and horses, found his life’s ambition. Being awestruck by the bull riders, Jason decided to begin his rodeo journey. And in the events of history repeating itself, John grew up to be inspired by his father.


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“He’s so passionate about bull riding, I wanted him to see me ride,” Jason said, speaking about his son. A few days later, John competed in his first-ever contest at the PBR Challenger Series, at Goliad, Texas.


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As of today, the young cowboy has a total of 10 events to his name with 6 wins and 10 top 10. With not even a year into the realm, John has accumulated an earning of $19,213 and treads to etch a trail behind.


Written by:

Shivatmika Manvi


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