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GALLERY: Professional Bull Riding 2023

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Photo by Photo by Ishika Samant

PBR bulls stand in their pens behind the arena during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

The PBR Velocity Tour was held in Reed Arena on Friday, April 28, 2023 and Saturday, April 29, 2023. During the two-day event Dylan Smith was given first place while Claudio Montanha Jr and Ezimar Souza Jermias a close second and third behind. After the competition the contestants traveled to Corpus Cristi for the last event of the Velocity Tour. 

 

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  • Riders walk into the arena during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • The bull fighters wrangle the bull as Zane Cook falls off his bull at PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • A bull fighter looks to the side during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • A bull runs towards a bullfighter during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • A rider falls under a bull during his ride during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • A bull fighter tries to wrangle a bull during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • A group of bull fighters surround a bull during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • Winner of the series, Dylan Smith, does a flip after being the first rider to hit 8 seconds during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • Dylan Smith points up in the air after hitting 8 seconds during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • A rider holds on to the bull during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • A bull rider falls off a bull during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • Paulo Ferreira Lima holds on to his bull after hitting 8 seconds during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Saturday, April 29, 2023.

  • PBR bull rider Max Castro prays before during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • PBR rider Max Castro gets ready to mount the bull during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 23, 2023.

  • PBR sports medicine watches as the bull fighters gather  one of the bulls ‘Shakira’ during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • Fifth place rider Bryan Titman falls off the bull during his first trial during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 23, 2023.

  • PBR timer writes on the scoresheet during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 23, 2023.

  • A bull rider walks out to sports medicine during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 23, 2023.

  • PBR spectator Kyle Alec catches a shirt thrown out by the bullfighters during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • After hitting 8 seconds, Dakota Warnken prays with a helmet against his head during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • The pen workers put the bulls back up during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 23, 2023.

  • Garett Jones falls off the back end of the bull after hitting 8 seconds during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Saturday, April 29, 2023.

  • Helpers of PBR contestants watch the screen during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 28, 2023.

  • Garrett Jones celebrates during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 23, 2023.

  • PBR cowboy pulls a bull back into the pen during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Saturday, April 29, 2023.

  • PBR clown jumps over the fence to hand a belt buckle to someone in the crowd during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 23, 2023.

  • A rider holds on to the rope as he falls off the bull during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Saturday, April 29, 2023.

  • PBR pulls stand in their pens behind the arena during PBR’s Velocity Tour on Friday, April 29, 2023.

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Ishika Samant
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Ishika Samant served multiple roles at The Battalion as photo chief, managing editor, multimedia editor and social media editor through her tenure from 2021 to 2024.
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