Bulls take revenge at South Okanagan rodeo

Trent Tupper of Oliver was unable to stay on Vincent Vega the bull. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Keifer Larson of Hazelton managed to hang on for the full eight seconds in the bareback riding event. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Steele Depaoli of Longview heads to the calf in the tie-down roping event. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Fans of all ages enjoyed three days of rodeo. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Wade McNolty of 100 Mile House grabs onto his catch in the steer wrestling competition. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Rodeo clown Jayson Charters was up to his usual tricks to entertain the crowd. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Trent Tupper of Oliver hits the dirt after Vincent Vega the bull he was riding knocked him off at the Keremeos Elks Rodeo Saturday. (Mark Brett - Black Press)

Where’s the beef?

For three days last weekend it was all over the grounds at the 81st annual Keremeos Elks Rodeo.

On Saturday, the first day of the sanctioned bull riding event, it was the bulls coming out on top by a score of 4-0 as each of the mammoth creatures made short work of those on their backs.

Groot, Western Express Blue Magic and Vincent Vega took care of riders Logan Parent, Cordell Pinchbeck, Trent Tupper and Darryl Brown in that order.

Earlier in the day in the junior steer riding competition the steers also dispatched their riders one, two, three which included a pair of local competitors including Sage Terbasket and Charlie Michelouie who managed to hang on the longest of the three.

READ MORE: Down home flavour to this weekend’s Okanagan rodeo

Bronc bareback riders fared a little better with more participants managing to hang on for required eight seconds.

Competitors in all events, which included roping competitions, barrel riding and steer wrestling head the finals on Monday to determine the overall placings.


 

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