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.