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Bronze of famed rodeo bull cast in Montana

 

January 16, 2010



Outlaw, a Brahma-longhorn bull, is a legend at the Calgary Stampede. Fifty-seven cowboys in a row tried riding him for eight seconds, and 57 cowboys failed. Staying on Outlaw was such a daunting task that rodeo organizers made him a "bounty bull," meaning the first rider to hold on would get a special payout . As more riders failed, the payout grew. By the time 21-year-old Justin Volz successfully rode the bull at the Stampede in 2003, the bounty was up to $50,000. On Thursday, a bronze replica of Outlaw, kicking up his hindquarters and scowling, snout flared, cut an imposing figure in Art...



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