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How to be a bull-headed rider for a bull-headed sport

On Thursday, August 3, 2017, Sean Willingham, an 18-year veteran of bull riding, gave Newsday reporter Ryan Gerbosi a small taste of the sport when he road atop a mechanical bull outside Nassau Coliseum. Willingham explained the dangers with the sport and the type of will it takes to be a professional rider. PBR will be hosting an event on Sept. 23 and 24  at the Coliseum. (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)


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