Tim O’Connell: A True Cowboy

You may have noticed Tim O’Connell competing in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. This article was written prior to the start of the rodeo, but we thought you might enjoy a little background on O’Connell and his journey to the WNFR from writer and photographer Phillip Kitts.

By Phillip Kitts

Every year as the rodeo season comes to its big show of the year with the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (which many have dubbed the Super Bowl of Rodeo) only a few weeks away, the rodeo world is buzzing.

Each year there is a list of impressive accomplishments from individuals and groups that are often the highlight of the WNFR. Among this list, there are always cowboys who ran it down to their last rodeo in order to qualify and others who have put in extra miles on the way.

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