RodeoChat: At what age did you say Hey I wanna start riding bulls?
Matt Triplett: I started riding steers at age 8 and got into bull riding at age 11, my dad was the one that introduced me
RC: Right, so when did you get that title as a “Professional Bull Rider”?
MT: Right after high school I started riding at pro events
RC: So you got the Professional Title right after high school.. What professional event did you attend first PRCA or PBR?
MT: initially I started doing PRCA and a year later started entering PBR events
RC: Alright,the PBR is like the A list of bull riding.What’s it like riding bulls with some of the top bull riders in the world?
MT: it is such an emotional high, I can’t describe in words
RC: So your in Idaho this week preparing for Vegas. Correct? Care to tell us how you’re getting yourself ready for last cowboy standing..
MT: I am hanging out at the silver spring bucking bull ranch, practice bulls are key for what is coming up.
RC: where do you see your bull riding career in the next 5 years?
In the next 5 years I see my career being one of the top 30 PBR riders in the world.
RC: Beside riding practice bulls during the week..How else do u prepare yourself for a bull riding on the weekend?
MT: I do so by working out, eating right, and doing lots of stretching to maintain flexibility.
RC: What’s your summer plans for your bull riding career like? Gonna travel to any new rodeos out of the states?
MT: Where all of the touring Pro PBR, that’s where I will be. You can look on the PBR website for further info.
RC: What’s the best way your fans can keep up with you going down the road?
MT: Add me on Facebook to follow me. I check Facebook daily. Link: https://www.facebook.com/matt.triplett.71?ref=ts&fref=ts
P.S – Check out this RANK ride matt drew in New Town, ND!
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