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Monthly Archives: March 2014

WWC Dr.JPat Johnson 03.31.14


JPat Johnson may be seen in a pair or Wranglers with a belt buckle that reads Wrangler PRCA Montana pro circuit bucking bull of the year.. Dr Johnson wears a smile that is as big as his home state in Montana. If you open his Curriculum Vita, you better be ready to read a while. Knowing more about the man, that leaves his cowboy hat in the truck and puts on a smock and walks into a hospital prior to sunup most days. You will know that you have just met Dr. JPat Johnson, one of the hardest working, generous gentlemen in any surgery rooms you can find, a man that serves mankind as a world class Neurosurgeon. Word With a Champ is pleased to visit with Dr. Johnson and hear what it takes to be the very best in your field. Whether you are a PRCA Stock Contractor, or improving someone’s life in a massive and tedious operation, as he did for me.

WWC Kassidy Dennison 03.24.14

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2013 Indian World Champion Kassidy Dennison is the pride of the Navajo Nation. Kassidy dominated the competition at the Indian National Finals Rodeo Winning four of four go rounds including the championship round in Las Vegas Nevada. Kassidy Dennison also finished 22nd in the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association standings last year. We caught up with Kassidy and discussed her goals, talent and potential she has in the future of ladies barrel racing.

WWC Dusty Tuckness 03.17.14

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Dusty Tuckness states,”if you stay calm in the arena, you will be more capable of doing your job and doing it right”. This attitude in addition to a spirit filled life and physical fitness have put this Wyoming cowboy bull fighter at the top of his game in ProRodeo. Three time PRCA Bullfighter Of The Year and five time elect Wrangler NFR rodeo bullfighter describes his sport and trade eloquently in this weeks episode of Word With A Champ for NV1 Radio Network.

WWC Cooper Waln 03.10.14

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Cooper Waln is a working ranch, Indian cowboy, of the Sichangu Lakota decent on the Rosebud Sioux reservation in South Dakota. Cooper is also a phenomenal bullfighter in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Five Indian National Finals and one Badland Circuit Finals en route, chasing his dream to perform at the Wrangler NFR in Las Vegas. ” Follow your dreams and don’t let any body stop you”, are profound words this man had for the youth.

WWC JW Harris 03.03.14

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If you are going to do it you might as well be great at it”. Profound words of 4X Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Bull Riding World Champion, JW Harris. Harris does not just say the words on his heart, he lives them. An interesting interview with a cowboy that has it on his mind to beat 8X World Champion, Donnie Gays record in Pro Rodeo’s bull riding.