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S2 | E14 Chuck Swisher, J. Tom Fisher, Dawson Hay, Patrick Gottsch 24 May 2024, 9:40 am

S2E14 Chute Bosses Cover

NFR selected bull fighter Chuck Swisher takes center stage on this week's episode of the Chute Bosses as the featured guest. Swisher talks about his nerves the first time he stepped onto the dirt at the Thomas & Mack Center and what he enjoys doing outside the arena. In the short round, Tanner and Tracy discuss the ever-important summer run that kicks off with the historic Reno Rodeo in June and the impact the late Patrick Gottsch had on the sport of rodeo. Our ProRodeo Hall of Fame spotlight is on rodeo brothers Gene and Bobby Clark. We will also have "Eight Questions With…" 2022 PRCA World Champion Steer Roper J. Tom Fisher.

Latest PSN: Remembering Patrick Gottsch’s impact on PRORODEO 24 May 2024, 7:46 am

PSN Refer May 24

Patrick Gottsch, a well-known figure in the ag industry, began work with the PRCA seven years ago, and his goal was to put the Western Lifestyle on TV every day, all day, and that's what he did with the inception of The Cowboy Channel in 2019.

Mount Pleasant Rodeo to celebrate 60th anniversary after nearly shutting down in 2008 23 May 2024, 10:00 am

Mount Pleasant, Texas - Rodeo

The Mount Pleasant Rodeo celebrates its 60th anniversary from May 28-June 1 at its newly renovated grounds in Northeast Texas, but the event nearly rode off into the sunset 15 years ago.

S2E13 Leighton Berry, Scott Snedecor, Mr. USA, Joe Beaver 20 May 2024, 1:00 pm

The Chute Bosses - S2EP13

Leighton Berry, the No. 1 ranked bareback rider in the world, joins The Chute Bosses as the featured interview guest in Episode 13. Berry talks about his recovery from a severe back injury three years ago and his motivation in the quest for his first PRCA World Championship. Tanner and Tracy talk about Diamond G Rodeo's Mr. USA and the bulls historic run at the 2001 National Finals Rodeo. The ProRodeo Hall of Fame Spotlight shines bright on legendary tie-down roper Joe Beaver. The show also brings in four-time world champ Scott Snedeco for the "Eight Questions With" segment.

PRCA News & Notes: May 20 20 May 2024, 12:30 pm

PRCA News & Notes Graphic


Four-time NFR qualifier Dawson Hay notches second win in Miles City, Mont. 20 May 2024, 11:18 am

Dawson Hay - Miles City Bronc Match 2024

Dawson Hay, a four-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifier, notched a pair of 90.5-point rides to finish atop the field at the World Famous Miles City (Mont.) Bucking Horse Sale Matched Xtreme Bronc Ride on Sunday.

Patrick Gottsch, Founder of The Cowboy Channel, passes away 20 May 2024, 10:54 am

Patrick Gottsch Passing

Back in 2017, the PRCA didn't have much of a TV presence to speak of.

Sprint to chutes pays off big for Jayco Roper in Redding, Calif. 19 May 2024, 6:24 am

Jayco Roper - Redding Rodeo 2024

When the gate opened and Bridwell Pro Rodeo bucking horse No Tail Dell lunged out into the arena, Jayco Roper was ready.

Denver Broncos legend Karl Mecklenburg amazed by ProRodeo Hall of Fame 16 May 2024, 7:45 pm

Karl Mecklenburg - ProRodeo Hall of Fame Fundraiser

Karl Mecklenburg made sure he arrived a couple of hours ahead of his scheduled appearance as the featured speaker at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame's annual Spring Sports Fundraiser on Thursday.

Supporting the Sport: Pioneer Program pushing rodeo forward in Utah 16 May 2024, 7:26 am

Utah Pioneer Rodeo Program

The Western way of life and Pioneer Heritage go hand in hand with rodeo.

Eight-time NFR qualifier Ty Erickson to miss time after surgery 14 May 2024, 10:02 am

Ty Erickson - 2024 Injury

Ty Erickson, a 2019 PRCA World Champion Steer Wrestler, will miss a chunk of the summer run while he recovers from an injury sustained late last month.

PRCA News & Notes: May 13 13 May 2024, 11:34 am

PRCA News & Notes Graphic


Two-time world champ Ryder Wright wins big at Veater Financial Bronc Match 11 May 2024, 3:28 pm

Ryder Wright Veater 2024

Ryder Wright, a two-time PRCA World Champion saddle bronc rider, received a big boost to his confidence and ledger on Saturday during the Veater Financial Bronc Match in Coarsegold, Calif.

Latest PSN: Billy Good captures steer roping glory at NCFSR 10 May 2024, 10:59 am

Billy Good - 2024 NCFSR

There was nobody better than Billy Good at the National Circuit Finals Steer Roping.

S2E12 Dean Thompson, Tyler Bingham, Rodeo Videographers, Jim Sutton 10 May 2024, 8:01 am

The Chute Bosses

Three of the top videographers in the sport of rodeo join The Chute Bosses for Episode 12. Chris Theulen, Wyatt Wentz, and Randy Quartieri go into detail about the memorable moments they've experienced in their careers. In the short round, Tanner and Tracy talk about some unfortunate injury news in the rodeo world and Tyler Bingham's key win at the Cactus Jack Xtreme Bulls in Uvalde, Texas. Our ProRodeo Hall of Fame spotlight is on legendary stock contractor Jim Sutton. We will also have "Eight Questions With…" 2023 Wrangler NFR bareback rider Dean Thompson.