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Monthly Archives: December 2015

WWC Sage Kimzey 12.28.15


The 2X consecutive, 2015 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Bull Riding World Champion Sage Kimzey, visits with us immediately after his big win in Las Vegas. Kimzey has dominated his event with a 67% riding average on the largest professional athletes in the world, the American pro rodeo bucking bulls. A winners attitude is obvious as he visits with us how he took the attitude from a basketball state championship to the bull riding arena.

WWC Derrick Begay 12.21.15

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Navajo, Derrick Begay has qualified for seven Wrangler National Finals Rodeo’s in his illustrious career. In the 10th and final round, December 12, 2015, in the city of lights, he was in the race to win the coveted world championship of his event, team roping. This interview in Las Vegas, with Derrick exhibits what a true champion our Indian cowboy is, as he celebrates his heart in the competition and joy over the championship of his friend, Aaron Tsinigine.

WWC Aaron Tsinigine 12.14.15

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Navajo, Aaron Tsinigine from Tuba City, Arizona won the 2015 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Header, Team Roping, World Championship !!! Aaron visited with us about the win and the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. It is a huge mark in sports history for Native America and First Nations in Canada. Aaron is fine man and modest Indian Cowboy that we can be very proud of.

WWC 2015 WNFR Round 9


Round 9 results of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo last night in Las Vegas, will report that every event championship, will come down to the final Saturday night, round 10 in the city of lights. Indian country has been hot all week, but only had Navajo Derrick Begay win a check in the 9th. Clayton Foltyn was the highlight of the night with an 88 point bull ride On Dakota Rodeos bucking bull Brown Sugar.

WWC 2015 WNFR Round 8


Team MGM, Trevor Brazil tied the arena record tie down roping at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas with a 6.5 second time. The eighth of ten rounds concluded last night for the Wrangler NFR sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Brett Stall, Minnesota Indian bull rider, Navajos, Derrick Begay, Aaron Tsinigine and Erich Rogers have all been successful on the worlds biggest stage of the sport at noted in this report.

WWC 2015 WNFR Round 7


Results, go round, lucky number 7, concluded last night, December 9 at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. The WNFR paid 1.8 million in prize money the first year it was in the city of lights, 1985. It will pay $10.000,000.00, thirty one years and three hundred sold out performances later in 2015. Minnesota Indian Cowboy Brett Stall has won a lions share of the money covering his bulls in rounds 5, 6 and 7.

WWC 2015 WNFR Round 5


Round 5 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, December 7 was Tough Enough to Wear Pink night supporting breast cancer research and awareness. Navajo Derrick Begay and Clay O’Brien Cooper won their second round this week moving them to number one in the PRCA World Standings for the Team Roping. The half way mark for the 10 round competition has much money yet to win in the city of lights, each round pays $26,230.77, the best on 10 pays $67,269.00.

WWC 2015 WNFR Round 4


Round #4 of 10 results from the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas are presented by Heart Roping. Navajo Derrick Begay was in the winners circle with Clay O’Brian Cooper in the Team Roping. This was the 294th performance to be sold out since the WNFR moved from Oklahoma to Nevada in 1985.