By Krista Lucas Wynn
The time has come to announce the 2021 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo contestant roster. These cowboys and cowgirls have worked tirelessly all year long to accomplish this life long dream. For many, a WNFR qualification is something that has been worked toward for a lifetime. The rodeo season is filled with ups and downs, and the ones that can say they finally made it can now breathe a sigh of relief.
Last month, the individuals on the bubble were covered as they each battled it out for that 15th spot in the standings. It is always interesting to see who achieved what they set out to do when it is all said and done.
The bareback riding could have had so many different scenarios play out all the way through the last weekend of the season. Wyatt Denny, of Minden, Nev., made a run for it by winning well over $10,000 in Salinas, Calif.. He went from being a long shot to making a huge move, but ultimately finished just shy of 15th place.
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