The fourth annual Big Sky Professional Bull Riders event was held in Town Center on July 30-31, following a PBR Pro Touring Division Event of the Year award last year. We wanted to know …


If you were a pro bull rider, what would your nickname be and why?

Antonette_LiningerAntonette Lininger, Gallatin Gateway, Mont.


“‘Broken,’ because I’d break every bone in my body. I know because I have a lot of friends that ride bulls.”


Tony_FloydTony Floyd, West Yellowstone, Mont.

Salesman, Eagle’s Store

“‘Gutsy.’ It would take a lot of courage to get on a 1,000-pound bull and ride him out for 8 seconds.”

Bode_AbbottBode Abbott, Gilroy, Calif.

Student, Ascencion Solorsano Middle School

“‘Bodacious Bode,’ because it sounds good!”