Students from Christ the King Anglican College in Cobram have learned all the ins and outs of bull riding from champion Zach Brown and announcer Warren Matotek.November 30, 2012 12:00pm
Zack Brown with students Thomas Backhouse, Chloe Backhouse, Hugh Burton, Ryan Mele and Jorga Withers.
Students from Christ the King Anglican College in Cobram have learned all the ins and outs of bull riding from champion Zack Brown and announcer Warren Matotek.
The pair were in the area ahead of the Professional Bull Riders on the Murray Touring Pro Series at Barooga Recreation Reserve on Saturday.
American Brown was taken to task on a range of topics relating to bull riding — including his history in the sport, his injuries, his favourite bull to ride and what he loved most about the sport.
He showed the children the protective gear he must wear while competing.
For more pictures and a report from the event, see next week’s Cobram Courier.
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