Pro bull riding event successful

Corey and Darla Cipperley from Rimbey had a dream to be promoters of a professional bull riders event

Corey and Darla Cipperley from Rimbey had a dream to be promoters of a professional bull riders event and with the help of Jeff and Andria Sahli from Red Deer that dream became a reality.

On Feb 21 at 7 p.m. the event took place at the Enmax Centrium in Red Deer. It was the first time dirt replaced the ice in 16 years.

With the major sponsor Rebel Energy Service Ltd. from Red Deer as well as many other sponsors the event was a huge success.

A total of 31 top bull riders from Canada, USA, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand participated. Top bulls came from nine Alberta stock contractors.

Local bull riders included Cawl Braithwaite and Jesse Torkelson.

Aaron Ferguson, Scotty Byrne and Brett Monea, three great bull fighters did an amazing job projecting the bull riders.

The success of the event was made possible through all these people as well as the announcer, judges, rodeo clown, pick up man, sports medical team, Alberta Paramedical Services.


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