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Backyard Baddies

Dominating ropers of the ’80s spurred the sport into a business.


When NOT to Throw

Choosing not to throw your rope can make as big of a difference as choosing to throw your rope. 

Matt Sherwood

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Rope Maintenance with Matt Sherwood

Get your rope jackpot ready.

Andrew Ward and Buddy Hawkins walk across the stage after winning the 2022 The American Rodeo.

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If You Can See It, You Can Do It

"Visualization" might sound a bit out there, but it's a powerful tool for improving your roping game.

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Getting Over the NFR Hump

From their rookie years to the bright lights of Vegas, Coleman Proctor, Jake Long, Nick Sartain and Buddy Hawkins share their journeys to the Thomas & Mack.

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Top Five Skills Playlists on

The top five playlists to kick off 2023 on, highlighting what ropers are interested in improving most.

Team Ropers

Kollin VonAhn: Good Partners, Good Times and Good Luck

Kollin VonAhn talks Iowa, NFR strategy, gold buckles and more.

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Winningest Women of the USTRC

Who are the top 5 winningest roping women of the USTRC?

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Home Stretch: Walker Guy and Houston Childers are No. 1 Ahead of Finals

The USTRC Resistol Jr. Champion race will conclude in lockstep with the 34th USTRC Cinch National Finals of Team Roping on April 30. Walker Guy and Houston Childers are gunning for first in the race’s final weeks.

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Tracey Nelson Makes End-of-Season Moves to Stay No.1 Cinch Ladies Header

Florida’s Tracey Nelson capitalized on the momentum of her climb to No. 1 in the USTRC Cinch Ladies Standings as the only roper to add points in February.

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