A Colorado Kid Just Won the World Championship at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Vegas

By Shawn Patrick on December 20, 2023

In the sport of rodeo there is no bigger prize than a gold buckle at the Wrangler National Finals in Las Vegas, and a Colorado kid is now the proud owner of one of those coveted buckles… 

20-year-old Keenan Hayes, of Hayden, Colorado won the World Championship at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas earlier this month.

Hayes became the first cowboy to win a PRCA Bareback Riding World Championship in his rookie season. Hayes also finished the season with $434,050 in earnings, which is a PRCA Bareback Riding single-season earnings record.



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