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NFR Extra is a weekly podcast that focuses on the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and features icons that embody the rodeo and Western lifestyle.
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019
We catch up with rodeo announcer and Wrangler NFR General Manager of Production, Boyd Polhamus at the College National Finals Rodeo. 5x Wrangler NFR steer wrestler qualifier Dakota Eldridge talks chasing the gold buckle in Las Vegas. We check in with Reno General Manager George Combs preparing for the 100th anniversary of Reno Rodeo.
Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Bob Tallman, Tyler Waguespack, Hailey Kinsel, Wade Sundell, Susan Kanode and Don Gay | NFR Extra Podcast
We talk to 23x Wrangler NFR announcer, Bob Tallman about Reno Rodeo's 100th anniversary plus the health of the cowboy on the road to the Wrangler NFR. We get the current mindset of world champs Tyler Waguespack, Hailey Kinsel and Wade Sundell at the 2019 Wrangler NFR photoshoot on the Las Vegas Strip. NFR Insider, Susan Kanode joins the show to get the 411 on the College National Finals Rodeo past, present and bright future. Maria Prekeges interviews 8x bull riding world champ Don Gay.
Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
We catch up with rodeo announcer and ProRodeo hall-of-famer Randy Corley to talk world standings current state of affairs. The most famous barrel-man in the sport of rodeo and all-around showman, Flint Rasmussen joins the show, and Maria Prekeges hangs with 2015 World Champ and 8 x NFR Qualifier Jacobs Crawley.
Posted: Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Andy Seiler, Steve Goedert, Tuf Cooper, Shawn Davis, James Miller and Nellie Miller | NFR Extra Podcast
Switching gears to the junior rodeo circuit on this episode for Bo's Bull and talking to rodeo announcers Andy Seiler and Steve Goedert, the guys who bring the magic together for the Junior Word Finals. 4x world champ Tuf Cooper joins us on the show to talk about his influence with the Junior Word Finals and how's he feeling about adding a fifth world title to his trophy case. Maria Prekeges interviews the great Shawn Davis on what's next after building the NFR empire and James Miller and Nellie Miller talk about the tradition behind the Red-Bluff Round Up and Nellie's quest to repeat as a world champ.
Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The pro-rodeo circuit is just heating up with more than 25 rodeos taking place in the month April and we'll check the current temperature of the competition with rodeo announcer Roger Mooney. Maria Prekeges interviews rodeo power couple Sherry Cervi and Cory Petska as they shared the ups and the downs, they go through traveling on the road. Bo and NV talk to innovative founder, CEO & visionary entrepreneur and 9x NFR qualifier, KC Jones who is growing the rodeo, cowboy and western life culture through community & technology. Finally, we check in with 4x world champ Kaycee Feild to see how he's healing after Rodeo Austin and how he's feeling with his current place in the standings compared to last year.
Posted: Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Wayne Brooks, Kyle Irwin, Ty Erickson, Tyler Pearson, Tyler Waguespack and Dale Brisby | NFR Extra Podcast
Wayne Brooks breaks down Austin Rodeo’s playoff format and make some early NFR predictions, Dale Brisby shares insight to 3 of his favorite things about the NFR, and Maria Prekeges sits down with four of the premier bull-doggers in pro rodeo today ...4x NFR qualifier Kyle Irwin, 5x NFR qualifier Ty Erickson, The 2017 World Champ Tyler Pearson and 2x World Champ Tyler Waguespack. They share a special bond and it starts with 2018 AQHA Steer Wrestling Horse of the Year, Scooter.
Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Boyd Polhamus, Trevor Brazile, Bob Tallman, Keith Martin, Maria Prekeges and Susan Kanode | NFR Extra Podcast
With hosts Bo Gardner and Nevada Colwell at the helm, NFR Extra will bring the color directly to you.
Coming right out of the chutes we have Bo’s Bull, where Bo and Nevada catch up with Boyd Polhamus to address the early rodeo season, including the action at RodeoHouston and San Antonio, as well as what’s happening in the rodeo universe.
Right after that, we chat with Maria Prekeges – known affectionately as the “Greek Goddess” – to share her perspective on the collection of interviews recorded this past December at Cowboy Christmas. These interviews will be the centerpiece of NFR Extra each and every episode. First up, we are rolling interviews with the following legends and heavy hitters:
- Bob Tallman, legendary rodeo announcer
- Trevor Brazile, 24-time PRCA World Champion
- Keith Martin, San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo and member of the ProRodeo Hall of fame
Finally, we couldn’t call this an NFR podcast without Susan Kanode, our NFR Insider blogger. Susan has covered the sport of rodeo for more than 30 years and she is still cranking out rodeo stories like hot cakes. Later in this episode she shares her new narrative for 2019, entitled Rodeo Ink.
Hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed putting it together!