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Cowboys Compete In Silver Spurs Rodeo

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Tater Porter was a professional bull rider for 23 years. Photo by Amy Green

If you’re a cowboy, the Silver Spurs Rodeo is your playoff game for the Super Bowl.

Hundreds of cowboys will wrangle, steer and race around barrels for the chance to go to the national finals.

Thousands will attend the rodeo in Kissimmee, the largest east of the Mississippi River.

90.7’s Amy Green talked with Silver Spurs veteran Tater Porter.

Porter began by explaining how Silver Spurs is a starting point for many cowboys trying to get to the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, considered the Super Bowl of the sport.



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Amy Green

About Amy Green

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Amy Green covers the environment for 90.7 News. She is an award-winning journalist who has worked as a regular contributor for NPR, PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor and many other top news organizations. Her in-progress book on the Everglades is under contract with Johns ... Read Full Bio »