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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: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
VP Corporate Marketing of Las Vega Events and general manager of the Junior World Finals, Bo Gardner and Aaron T. Ferguson - Founder & CEO - Bullfighters Only
VP Corporate Marketing of Las Vegas Events and general manager of the Junior World Finals, Bo Gardner, rejoins the show to share what’s happening at Cowboy Christmas from the Rodeo Houston Live Stage to the Rodeo Wrangler Arena. Plus, Bo talks about the relationship between the Wrangler NFR and the Las Vegas Hotels. We speak to Aaron T. Ferguson - Founder & CEO - Bullfighters Only about the roots of BFO, their growing fan base, and what the connection is with extreme sports.
Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Ryan Growney, South Point general manager, talks about what's on tap at Vegas Cowboy Central during the 2019 Wrangler NFR. Plus, he gives a history lesson on Michael Gaughan's legacy taking care of the cowboys from the Gold Coast to South Point.
Posted: Thursday, October 17, 2019
We spend a Nashville second with American singer-songwriter, Charlie Daniels as he shares his love for rodeo and why the fiddle is his go-to musical instrument. 8x World Champ Donnie Gay joins the show to talk about all things bull riding and the impact on rodeo when the NFR moved from Oklahoma City to Las Vegas.
Posted: Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Downtown Las Vegas visionary and owner of The D Las Vegas and the Golden Gate casino, Derek Stevens | NFR Extra Podcast
Downtown visionary and owner of The D Las Vegas and the Golden Gate casino, Derek Stevens talks about Downtown Las Vegas during the Wrangler NFR and what he has planned for this year. Plus, he shares his newest project in Downtown Las Vegas, Circa Resort & Casino.
Posted: Wednesday, October 02, 2019
2019 National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) Coach of the Year, Ben Londo and 2018 Resistol Rookie of the Year, Clayton Sellars | NFR Extra Podcast
2019 National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) Coach of the Year, Ben Londo joins the show to talk about the college rodeo experience from A to Z. 2018 Resistol Rookie of the Year, Clayton Sellars shares his experience going from winning rookie of the year to making his first Wrangler NFR.
Posted: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Rockin’ Robbie Hodges gets the show rocking with how he began his career as a barrel man and his first NFR experience. 8x World Champ Joe Beaver talks about his involvement in the youth rodeo circuit and his journey from world champ to pro rodeo tv commentator.
Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2019
American Texas country music singer-songwriter, Cody Johnson and Legendary bull rider and snapchatter, Dale Brisby | NFR Extra Podcast
We catch up with country music singer-songwriter Cody Johnson. He shares how his journey began from working in the prison yard to performing at the Ryman and how his road to the Wrangler NFR is a little different. Dale Brisby joins the show for a second time with insight on why rodeo committees are the backbone of the sport and how the impact of social media exposure is good for rodeo business.
Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2019
9x NFR qualifier KC Jones and 2017 National High School Rodeo Steer Wrestling Champion Tucker Allen | NFR Extra Podcast
9x NFR qualifier, KC Jones makes his second appearance on NFR Extra to talk about his new app RodeoGuess and how it brings the fans closer to the rodeo action. KC talks about the evolution of Rodeo Vegas at The Mirage Hotel And Casino and what the future holds for rodeo. Tucker Allen, 2017 National High School Rodeo Steer Wrestling Champion joins the show. Tucker shares his experience going from the youth circuit to the pros and training with his mentor 5x World Champ, Luke Branquinho.
Posted: Wednesday, August 07, 2019
2014 world champion barrel racer Fallon Taylor and 2016 tie-down world champion Tyson Durfey | NFR Extra Podcast
On this episode of NFR Extra, world champion Fallon Taylor shares her deep thoughts on how she went from strutting the runways of New York to racing out of the Thomas & Mack Center tunnel. We get a better understanding of the Fallon Taylor brand and how her fans and horses define it. Tyson Durfey gives his perspective on the power of gratitude and the journey to becoming a champion. He talks about the power of healing through social media and connecting those that need help.
Posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2019
This week's episode we talk to a young man currently leading the all-around world standings, rough stock cowboy Stetson Wright. He gives us his insight on the difference between bull and saddle bronc riding and how he studies yesterday and today's champions.
We go behind the scenes of the stock contractor business with Kirsten Vold owner Vold Rodeo Company and daughter to one of the few rodeo legends - Harry Vold. Plus Kirsten explains why Painted Valley is "Pennies from Heaven."