Eight seconds can seem like an eternity when you're hanging onto 2,000lbs of fury. No amount of drunken mechanical bull riding can prepare you for the massive energy of the real thing.
To be a great bull rider, you must embrace the wild ride. It's the key to success. If you make it look too easy or the bull tame, the judges will score you poorly.
In the end, it's all about the show. The Professional Bull Riders give us an insight into what the rodeo is all about.