FROM Luke Snyder
The World of Professional Bull Riding The Professional Bull Riders Association was formed in 1994, and 10 or 15 founding fathers each contributed one thousand dollars. When they sold out 4 years ago, each one made more than 4 million. Luke Snyder is a professional bull rider. He holds the record for the longest streak of competing in consecutive events: from 2001 ‘til 2010.
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