Here are 11 of the best — one representing each of the sport’s seven disciplines and three all-around cowboys in multiple events — who had few equals when it came to ridin’, ropin’ and the ability to git-R-done.
Ron Kantowski is a sports columnist and covers auto racing for the Review-Journal. He has won multiple writing awards and in 2016 was named Nevada Sportswriter of the Year. Prior to beginning a long career in Las Vegas sports journalism, Kantowski attended Western New Mexico University in Silver City, N.M., where he played for the baseball team. He is a native of Whiting, Ind.
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Tim Keener, Las Vegas Events vice president of event and ticket operations, will replace retiring Pat Christenson on Jan. 1. Keener has been with LVE for 21 years.
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Las Vegas businessman Maury Gallagher said he is pinching himself after landing seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson as a part-time driver and investor.
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