“To be successful, it”s about being ahead of the game. When we”re ahead of the steer and ahead of the game, we”re waiting on them to do what we want instead of just trying to catch up and make a shot. That”s why keeping the pocket is important. We set everything up so we”re ahead of the steer before the corner even starts,” Patrick Smith tells Spin

To Win Rodeo in our March 2013 issue. Watch the clip below for more.

Excerpt from DRIVEN, available at www.patricksmithroping.com