Eduardo Aparecido Silva
Event in which you compete: Bull Riding
Number of years riding: 7 Years
Year Ariat Started Sponsoring You: 2013
Career accomplishments to date:
- won more than 35 events
How you got started in your event: started at PBR Brasil in 2011
Favorite Ariat product (by name): Boots!
Proudest career moment: finished second place at PBR Brazil in 2011 and finishing in 7th in the World last year.
Tell us about your first bull ride: Was at the Farm and I was riding without anyone knowing, by myself
You ride because: I love it. It’s a way to work and do something I love at the same time.
If you weren’t a professional bull rider, you would be a:Veterinarian
Favorite mentor or idol growing up: Silvano Alves
Favorite place to travel on tour: Las Vegas
Name one fun fact that people don’t know about you: When I was already here in the US, I thought I chose a bull and when it was my time to go, I saw another bull and I was desperate telling everyone that I picked the other bull, but I guess they didn’t understand me.
Favorite way to unwind outside of bull riding: resting at home and read the Bible.
Good luck charm: My Bible goes with me to all the events.