Rodeo is a brutal, dangerous business. And itâ€™s also one of Americaâ€™s fastest growing sports. 48 Hours gets the inside story on this exciting, peculiarly American pursuit.
A City Slicker Tries Bull Riding: A suburban Boston stockbroker dreams of being a bull rider. So he goes to a Georgia rodeo camp. Will he come back in one piece?
Cowboy Dreams: Chris Harris' and grandfather are lawyers. But Harris wants to be a rodeo star. Can this 24-year-old take his dream all the way to the world championship?
Cowboy Dreams, Part 2: Surprising everyone but himself, Harris makes a run for the championship. On the final day of competition, he has a chance to win. Can he do it?
The Myers Family: Rodeo veteran Butch Myers loves the sport so much he named one of his sons Rope. Butch, Rope, and Cash, his other son, have become the First Family of rodeo.
Aired: 28 Dec 2001