Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pinterest Email Ryder Wright rides Kitty Whistle to an 87-point ride, winning Round 9. The 19-year-old saddle bronc rider went on to claim the world title, the youngest to do so. Sydni Blanchard rounds her first barrel in Round 7. She finished her run in 13.62 seconds, placing third and earning $15,654. Guthrie Murray rides a bull in Round 8. He hung on and earned a score of 82.5 Tuf Cooper placed second in the average in tie-down roping, helping him win his first all-around cowboy title. Opening ceremonies always started out with fireworks, lasers and proud displays of the Star-Spangled Banner. 1 2 Hecox Photo BlogNational Finals RodeoNFRRoss HecoxRoss Hecox Photo Blog Author Ross Hecox Related Posts Rodeo Pick-Me-Up: Pick-Up Men May 16, 2019 Larry Mahan and His Mares April 18, 2019 Ranching Roots and Family Trees April 5, 2019 Dreary is No Downer for a Photographer March 28, 2019 Going with the Flow March 20, 2019 The World’s Greatest Competition February 27, 2019 Write A Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.