Gorsuch ready for National Finals Rodeo
Sin City has changed into a cowtown....with the start of the 2012 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Round one of 10 rounds of rodeo begins tonight at the Thomas and Mack Arena on the campus of UNLV. The top 15 competors in seven events are set to compete for the world championship in Rodeo.
Nebraska will be watching two - time World Champion Steer Wrestler Dean Gorsuch of Gering as he makes his --7th trip to the NFR. Grosuch is currently sitting third in the world, but that does not tell you anything about the personal challenges he went through this year. Early on in the year his fast gray horse "Pumpjack" shattered his pastern, shortly after that his replacement horse died from a brain aneurism - that was tough.
Gorsuch goes into the 2012 NFR with $87 thousand in earrings, just $11 thousand out of first place. With ten rounds ahead of him, he doesn't worry about the numbers.
We'll all be watching Dean Gorsuch of Gering as he goes for his third world championship. The NFR will be shown live on GAC staring at 8pm. Round one begins tonight with the NFR culminating on Saturday, December 15th.
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