Some Big Performances at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Finals
Sunday's Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo featured some big performances.
Will Lowe, of Canyon, Texas, scored a 91 to overtake four others to win the bareback competition. Cody DeMoss, of Heflin, La., entered the saddle bronc finals in fourth place, then won with a 90-point ride. Cody Whitney won the bull-riding with a total of 263 on three rides.
Steer roping and steer wrestling saw cowboys come from eighth place to win the "Daddy of 'em All" belt buckles. Jay Pixley, of Sundance, Wyo., was the only cowboy to tie down his steer in the finals, while Gabe Ledoux, of Kaplan, La., brought his steer down in 7.4 seconds to win steer wrestling. Beau Marshall won the tie down roping event with a 38.8 on three runs. Trever Brazile and Patrick Smith won the team roping event.
Mary Walker, of Ennis, Texas, won the barrel race championship, about a year after losing her 21-year-old son in a traffic accident and suffering a major injury herself.