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No Thumb, No Problem

Brayden Chee overcame a roping accident to persevere in Las Vegas, roping, catching and winning with his hand in a splint.

Team Ropers

Roping Patriot Chance Henderson Serves Country and Cowboys

Cowboy patriot Chance Henderson has now full circled back to helping cowboys after serving his country for 31 years and retiring recently as U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Chance Henderson.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Flenniken Steps Away from Full-Time Pro Rodeo Focusing on Columbia River Circuit

Jeff Flenniken moves his ProRodeo focus to staying close to home and continue his No.1 lead in the Columbia River Circuit standings.

Team Ropers

When the Toughest of Times Bring Out the Best in Cowboys

Inner Strength

Overcoming with Nick Sartain

How one man’s words inspired Nick Sartain’s comeback.

Team Ropers

Rodeo Thumb: Research on Whether to Save or Amputate

Research and reporting on what motivates ropers to save or amputate their fingers.


Richard Back in ProRodeo Action After Thumb Reattachment

Utah all-around-hand Rhen Richard is back rodeoing with eight-time world champ Rich Skelton after nearly losing his thumb this winter.

Rodeo Road

Erich Rogers Has Close Call But Keeps Thumb

Erich Rogers, who’s roped at the last five straight Wrangler National Finals Rodeos, burned his thumb to the bone at a ranch rodeo in Arizona on February 21. Rogers, 29, underwent surgery February 22.

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