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Ty Murray

About Ty Murray

American bull rider; a nine-time rodeo World Champion.

Early life

He was a National High School Rodeo Association All-Around champion.


He is a co-founder of the Professional Bull Riders association.

Family of Ty Murray

He has two sisters named Kim and Kerri. He was married to the singer Jewel from 2008 to 2014. He and Jewel had a son named Kase together.

Close associates of Ty Murray

He guest-starred on an episode of Walker, Texas Ranger with Chuck Norris.

Cody Lambert

About Cody Lambert

Retired professional bull rider most famous as the Vice President of the Professional Bull Riders, Inc. He is a member of the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame and the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame.

Early life

He began his professional bull riding career in 1980.


He is the inventor of the protective vest worn by the majority of professional bull riders.

Family of Cody Lambert

His father is racehorse trainer Cliff Lambert. His brother, Casey, is a jockey.

Close associates of Cody Lambert

He was inspired to create a protective vest for bull riders after witnessing the death of his friend, Lane Frost, at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo in 1989.

Lane Frost

About Lane Frost

Professional rodeo rider who was killed by a bull in 1989. He won his first Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association World Championship at the age of 24.

Early life

He began riding bulls at age 15.


He died at a rodeo in Cheyenne, Wyoming, killed by a bull known by the name of “Taking Care of Business.”

Family of Lane Frost

He married fellow rodeo rider Kellie Kyle on January 5, 1985.

Close associates of Lane Frost

He was a rodeo champion, which was also true for C. Thomas Howell.

Jess Lockwood

About Jess Lockwood

Professional bull rider who ranked as the #1 bull rider in the world in 2017 after finishing his 2016 campaign with a Rookie of the Year honor.

Early life

He grew up around a rodeo atmosphere. In 2013, he won the Class B-C 98-pound Montana state wrestling championship.


He rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

Family of Jess Lockwood

He is from Volborg, Montana. His father Ed is a former saddle bronc champion and his mom Angie was a barrel racer. He has a brother named Jake. He married equestrian rider Hailey Kinsel in 2019. 

Close associates of Jess Lockwood

In 2017, while he sat at #1 in the world ranking, JB Mauney opened the year ranked in the top 25 worldwide.