Springdale Resident Steps Away From Bullfighting
Posted: July 5, 2014 at 5 a.m.
SPRINGDALE -- Clay Collins may stick around Parsons Stadium a little longer than usual and take in as much of the Rodeo of the Ozarks' final night as he possibly can.
At A Glance
Years In Rodeo: 20
Notable: Born in Grand Prairie, Texas. … Didn’t attend his first rodeo until he was 21 and immediately became hooked. … Became the American Cowboys Association Freestyle Bullfighting Champion in 1996. … Joined the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and worked the Wrangler National Finals in Las Vegas in 2007 and 2008. … Worked the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo in Pocatello, Idaho, in 2007. … Career includes appearances in 31 PRCA rodeos and 154 performances, including eight that where nationally televised.
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