Its final Sunday – Rodeo’s Richest Afternoon – with over $1 million to be given away. The best rodeo athletes in the world will take home the 2012 Calgary Stampede Championship and $100,000. It’s a one shot, go-for-broke performance.
There is so much that happens behind the scenes during the Calgary Stampede Rodeo. What the crowd sees is an exciting ride but it takes sometimes a dozen people behind the chutes and in the Infield to make sure everything goes smoothly.
Here’s an example of exactly what happens behind the scenes during the saddle bronc: