Rodeos offer some of the best sports spectating on the planet. As the main attraction of the 75th Annual Fiesta Days, this years rodeo action had everyone all tied up in ropes. And, with a great rodeo comes the inevitable great wipouts. Like an awe-inspiring NASCAR explosion, its all fun and games as long as everyone walks away unharmed. Heres a photo homage to the impassioned men, women and children who lay it all out on the line.

A future rodeo superstar hangs on until the bitter end. Bustin mutton aint easy. 600 pounds of raw energy expels another opponent. After a great ride, this cowboy hopes to get his boots out of
the stirrups.

 

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High and dry

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