Union City, Calif. May 10, 2013 -Ariat International, the leader in innovative Western and English footwear, apparel and accessories, has recently signed professional bull rider, JB Mauney. Mauney is one of the stars of the Professional Bull Riders and a fan – favorite, making headlines for his big rides and magnetic personality.
Mauney has been a star of the PBR for 8 years in, 2006, he finished 25th in the world standings and won the Daisy Rookie of the Year award. At the 2009 PBR World Finals, Mauney made history when he won the event by becoming the first rider ever to hit the 8-second whistle on all eight bulls – achieving one of his proudest career moments to date. Additionally, for the past five years Mauney has finished the season ranked in the Top 5 of the world standings – twice finishing second – and was ranked the top rider in the world, – earlier this year.
“We are honored to have JB Mauney represent the Ariat brand,” said Susan Alcala, vice president of partnership marketing at Ariat. “We have long admired and respected his commitment to and enthusiasm for the sport of bull riding and are thrilled to have him join the Ariat team.
“I am proud to be sponsored by Ariat,” says Mauney “I’ve been riding for 23 years and ever since I discovered Ariat products, I’ve been hooked. I love the boots, jeans and pullovers, but my most favorite are the socks: slim line. I find their products to be comfortable, durable, and they allow me to compete at peak performance.”
About Ariat International, Inc.
Ariat International, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of innovative performance equestrian footwear, apparel and belts. Featuring a patented technology designed to deliver stability, durability and comfort, Ariat pioneered the application of advanced athletic shoe technology into English riding boots and authentic Western boots. Ariat products are sold in a network of retail outlets throughout the world. For more information about Ariat products or for the Ariat retailer nearest you, contact Ariat at 800.899.8141 or visit www.ariat.com.