10 Questions with J.B. Mauney

The bull riding champ on the intelligence of bulls, disregard for broken bones and cowboy tattoos

Erik Tanner

Why are those bulls so eager to throw you? Are you doing something to them?

Nuh-uh. I don't mess with them. They know their job, and they like doing it. I raised bulls for a while too, and some of them like bucking, and some of them could care less and run down the pen.

You won the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) championship last year, partly by being the first in more than 40 riders to survive eight seconds on the back of Bushwacker. What makes him such a difficult bull to ride?

He's got brains. He's smart. You can watch...

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