One ride on this 2,000 pound beast and you’ll understand why eight quick seconds feels like an eternity. With one hand to grip on, your bet of getting bucked off are almost guaranteed.
Regardless, it still doesn’t stop a 150-pound cowboy from taking a chance at the rodeo.
Nor the 300 rides who were thrown off the legendary Red Rock bull back in the 80s. Throughout his entire pro rodeo history, not a single man could manage to hang on for the full eight seconds.
After being retired the bull was brought out for one more special match against the World Champion rider, Lane Frost. With considerable bravely and a bit of luck, Frost became the first to qualify, though not with a fierce battle.
Modern day bull riding aside, many have held great respect and firmness with the bull historically. Take for instance, the Minoan culture who had deep roots in the taming of bulls.
Not to mention, when you think of bulls you might also be reminded of bullfighting which still remains popular today in places like Spain. A popular belief has been that red angers this animal but it could be further from the truth! In reality, bulls are red-green color blind, which means it’s really the matador’s cape doing all the provoking.
With that said, get ready to strap your hand to the bull’s massive backside. You’re about to discover the top 70 best bull tattoo designs for men. From the aggressive and feared to the casual bull roaming nature’s land, there’s plenty of dangerous and cool ideas to hang on to!