Jorge Valdiviezo is the first Mexican on the Built Ford Tough Series, where the PBR’s best 35 riders compete. The 26-year-old competed in the Last Cowboy Standing this weekend at Las Vegas Village.
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Helldorado parade participants and spectators braved the Saturday heat to make sure the event went on.
Jess Lockwood participated in the Last Cowboy Standing, the new bull-riding event added to the historic Helldorado Days this year. The 18-year-old advanced to the final round Saturday at the Las Vegas Village.
Helldorado Days is underway already with activities at the Las Vegas Village. The celebration includes a number of events.
The first Helldorado event was in 1934, and the Review-Journal has been around to cover almost every one since. We selected some of our favorite photos from past events to help pump you up for this weekend’s festivities.
For the the first time, Helldorado Days and the PBR will merge for a three-day show running Friday through Sunday. The Last Cowboy Standing is the headline event Friday and Saturday, with the annual Helldorado rodeo running through the weekend.
To gear up for the Las Vegas Helldorado Days and the Professional Bull Rider’s Last Cowboy Standing event, PBR is hosting its annual charity bull riding competition Thursday night on Fremont Street — the Last Media Standing.
Las Vegas will give its annual salute to the Wild West this weekend, as the annual cowboy-themed Helldorado Days marches back into the city.
Helldorado Days has been around since 1934, but this year it won’t be putting on the festivities alone. The Professional Bull Riders will team with the historic event to put on the three-day show starting Friday.
Professional Bull Riding may get an argument from other sports, but for now it is forging ahead with its "toughest sport on Earth" marketing strategy as it aims to increase its business profile in the Las Vegas market.
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