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Adriano Moraes

Event in which you compete: Retired bull rider, three-time PBR World Champion.

Hometown: Tyler, TX, USA

Number of years riding: Rode 20 Years

Career accomplishments to date:

  • Two-Time NFR Champion

  • Three-Tine PBR World Champion

  • Calgary Stampede Champion

How you got started in your event: Got invited by a friend to ride in a small event.

Length of time you’ve been sponsored by Ariat: Almost one year

Favorite Ariat product (by name): Adriano Moraes Bull Rider Boots

Proudest career moment: My Third world title in 2006.

Tell us about your first horse: His name was “BAIAO.”

You ride because: I am a horse lover.

If you weren’t a professional rider, you would be a: I would love to be a singer, but I would starve to death because I have no singing talent at all.

Favorite mentor or idol growing up: I tried to get all my advise from the Bible, but my father was my idol.

Favorite place to travel: Brazil

Name one fun fact that people don’t know about you: I can’t roller skate.

Favorite way to unwind outside of the barn: Family.

Good luck charm: Don’t have it.