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Professional Bull Riders
Professional Bull Riders

Professional Bull Riders

The Official Guide to the Toughest Sport on Earth
By Jeffrey Johnstone, By Keith Ryan Cartwright, Foreword by Ty Murray

SPORTS & RECREATION

176 Pages, 9 x 10

Formats: Cloth, PDF

Cloth, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $32.95)

ISBN 9781600783012

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Oct 2009)

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Overview

An inside look at the sport of bull riding, this book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the adrenaline-fueled phenomenon that’s enjoyed by more than 100 million television viewers yearly from around the world and the fastest-growing sport in America. The full-color action-packed images throughout capture the pain, fear, blood, and glory that is professional bull riding. Readers will experience the masterful rides, the horrendous falls, and the pure excitement with each turn of the page. From Adriano Moraes, Justin McBride, and Chris Shivers to Little yellow Jacket and Mossy Oak Mudslinger, all the favorite riders and bulls are included. Newcomers will find clear explanations and concise background on a growing sport that is guaranteed to thrill.

Author Biography

Jeffrey Johnstone is editor in chief of the Professional Bull Riders and Pro Bull Rider magazine, 8 Seconds, the PBR's official regular-season souvenir program; and the PBR World Finals souvenir program. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Keith Ryan Cartwright is the senior writer for pbrnow.com. He has written for a variety of publications including Espn.com, American Cowboy, Country Weekly, and the Tennessean. In 1999 Rolex/Golf Digest named him among the top five college sportswriters in America. Ty Murray is a nine-time World Champion rodeo cowboy and the cofounder and board adviser of the Professional Bull Riders.

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It’s an adrenaline-fueled phenomenon that’s enjoyed by more than 100 million television viewers yearly from around the world and the fastest-growing sport in America. It’s not rodeo, it’s professional bull riding.

Professional Bull Riders: The Official Guide to the Toughest Sport on Earth by Jeffrey Johnstone and Keith Ryan Cartwright (Foreword by Ty Murray) is an inside look at the sport of bull riding. Longtime fans will enjoy the behind-the-scenes depth and newcomers will find clear explanations and concise background on a growing sport that is guaranteed to thrill.

The full-color action-packed images throughout capture the pain, fear, blood, and glory that is professional bull riding. Readers will experience the masterful rides, the horrendous falls, and the pure excitement with each turn of the page. From Adriano Moraes, Justin McBride, and Chris Shivers to Little yellow Jacket and Mossy Oak Mudslinger, all the favorite riders and bulls are included.

The sport of professional bull riding has succeeded beyond anyone’s expectations over the years and Professional Bull Riders is a testament to that success and to the courage, skill, and daring of its athletes. Fans will not want to be without this official keepsake that will be cherished for years to come.


About the Authors:
Jeffrey Johnstone is editor in chief of the Professional Bull Riders. In addition to the occasional book, he is responsible for the content and publication of Pro Bull Rider magazine, 8 Seconds, the PBR’s official regular-season souvenir program; and the PBR World Finals souvenir program. He graduated with a B.A. in English from Whitman College in 1990 and received a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 1999. Johnstone lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Keith Ryan Cartwright is completing his second full season as the senior writer for pbrnow.com. Prior to writing about professional bull riding he was a television producer, whose top-rated programs for CMT featured Academy Award winner Kevin Costner and Emmy winner Leslie Jordan among others. As a journalist, the Wisconsin native has written for a variety of publications including espn.com, American Cowboy, Country Weekly, and The Tennessean. In 1999 Rolex/Golf Digest named him among the top five college sportswriters in America. Natlaie King is aktnerh

CONTACT: Natalie King, Triumph Books, 312-252-1252, n.king@triumphbooks.com

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