Decatur Rodeo Cowboy Closes in on Title Record

Decatur’s Trevor Brazile took home his 17th world title Tuesday at the National Finals Rodeo, and is lined up to take home his 18th – and record tying – today. I do not know what any of that means, so I’ll let Sports Illustrated take it from here:

Brazile also is trying to become the first cowboy to win multiple world championships in four categories. He has 10 all-around titles, three in tie-down roping, three in steer roping and one in tie-down roping.

“It’s just such a relief,” Brazile said about winning the all-around title. “As much as I try not to let it affect anything, it kind of just releases me to go try to do whatever it takes to win the team roping and just concentrate on that title. That is the immediate thing that I think about. And as far as the long-term stuff, 10 world titles is more than I ever could have dreamed of. It’s awesome.”

Brazile pushed his all-around total to $298,626.

In other words, kids, you can make $300,000 a year cowboying if you eat right, pay attention in school, and can rope a calf while riding a horse. Maybe start your training by watching that video above.