The Most Famous Bull Rider: A Ranking of Legends in the Rodeo Arena

Choose the bull rider you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Feb 12, 2024 07:03
Welcome to StrawPoll's thrilling ranking of the "Most Famous Bull Rider" of all time! Hang on tight as we ride through the world of fearless cowboys and adrenaline-pumping action, showcasing legendary bull riders that have conquered the beast and left an indelible mark in the history of the sport. Cast your vote for your all-time favorite rider or suggest a missing name to make this the ultimate showdown. Don't let this opportunity buck you off; join in the excitement and help us determine the ultimate champion of the arena. Ready, set, ride!

Who Is the Most Famous Bull Rider?

  1. 1
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    He was a two-time PRCA bull riding world champion and was the subject of the movie "8 Seconds".
    Lane Frost in other rankings
  2. 2
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    He is a nine-time PRCA bull riding world champion and one of the co-founders of the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) organization.
    Ty Murray in other rankings
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    He is a three-time PRCA bull riding world champion and was the first bull rider to win over $1 million in career earnings.
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    J.B. Mauney
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    He is a two-time PBR world champion and has won over $7 million in career earnings.
  5. 5
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    He is a three-time PBR world champion and was the first Brazilian to win a PBR world championship.
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    He is a two-time PBR world champion and was the first rider to win over $5 million in career earnings.
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    He is a two-time PBR world champion and was the youngest rider to win a PBR world championship at the age of 22.
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    He is a five-time PRCA bull riding world champion and has won over $2 million in career earnings.
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    He is a two-time PBR world champion and was the youngest rider to win a PBR world championship at the age of 20.
  10. 10
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    He is a six-time PRCA bull riding world champion and has won over $3 million in career earnings.

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About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most famous bull rider. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or Bull rider is missing, feel free to help improve the ranking!

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A participant may cast an up or down vote for each Bull rider once every 24 hours. The rank of each Bull rider is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

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More information on most famous bull rider

Bull riding is a popular extreme sport that originated in the United States in the early 20th century. It involves a rider getting on the back of a bucking bull and trying to stay on for as long as possible while holding onto a rope tied around the bull's chest. Bull riding requires immense physical strength, balance, and agility. Over the years, many talented bull riders have made a name for themselves in the sport. Some of the most famous bull riders include Lane Frost, who won the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) World Championship in 1987; Ty Murray, who won seven all-around world titles in the PRCA; and J.B. Mauney, who won the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) World Championship in 2013. These riders have become household names and have inspired many others to pursue a career in bull riding. But who is the most famous bull rider of all time? This is a question that has been debated by fans of the sport for decades. While there is no clear answer, many argue that it is the legendary bull rider, Tuff Hedeman. Hedeman won three PRCA world championships and was the first rider to ever win the PBR World Finals event three times. He also famously rode Bodacious, one of the most notorious bulls in bull riding history, and lived to tell the tale. Regardless of who holds the title of most famous bull rider, there is no denying the excitement and adrenaline that comes with watching these athletes compete. With their incredible feats of

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