Professional Bull Riders: The Official Guide to the Toughest Sport on Earth (Hardcover)

Professional Bull Riders: The Official Guide to the Toughest Sport on Earth By Jeffrey Johnstone, Keith Ryan Cartwright, Ty Murray (Foreword by) Cover Image
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An inside look at the sport of bull riding, this book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the adrenaline-fueled phenomenon that’s enjoyed by more than 100 million television viewers yearly from around the world and the fastest-growing sport in America. The full-color action-packed images throughout capture the pain, fear, blood, and glory that is professional bull riding. Readers will experience the masterful rides, the horrendous falls, and the pure excitement with each turn of the page. From Adriano Moraes, Justin McBride, and Chris Shivers to Little yellow Jacket and Mossy Oak Mudslinger, all the favorite riders and bulls are included. Newcomers will find clear explanations and concise background on a growing sport that is guaranteed to thrill.

About the Author

Jeffrey Johnstone is editor in chief of the Professional Bull Riders and Pro Bull Rider magazine, 8 Seconds, the PBR's official regular-season souvenir program; and the PBR World Finals souvenir program. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Keith Ryan Cartwright is the senior writer for He has written for a variety of publications including, American Cowboy, Country Weekly, and the Tennessean. In 1999 Rolex/Golf Digest named him among the top five college sportswriters in America. Ty Murray is a nine-time World Champion rodeo cowboy and the cofounder and board adviser of the Professional Bull Riders.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781600783012
ISBN-10: 1600783015
Publisher: Triumph Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 2009
Pages: 176
Language: English