Lane Frost Hero

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The Websters dictionary defines a hero as someone who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. Heroes are ordinary people who find the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. They are the real heroes, and so are the families and friends who have stood by them. Maya Angelou stated, “I think a hero is any person really intent on making this world a better place for all people.” Lane Frost was born October 12, 1963, and raised in Vernal Utah until he was fifteen years old when his family moved to Lane, Oklahoma. He was ten years old when he got his first rodeo awards; he got first in bareback, second in calf roping and got third place in “bull-riding”. …show more content…

This action did not gore Lane, but it did break several ribs. After signaling for help, Lane fell to the ground which caused the puncturing of his heart and lungs by the broken bones. After his death, Lane Frost became a bull-riding legacy. Cody Lambert was one of his traveling partners, and founder of the PBR, was also one of the creators of the protective vest that all professional cowboys now must wear while riding bulls. His wife Kellie said, “The story of Lane Frost is a simple one. He'd help in the chutes, never said no to a fan, never kicked at the earth or threw his hat in public after and unfair low score..” 8 Seconds was released in 1994, though it was not a biography the movie was meant to be something for Lane. On the 25th anniversary of Lane's death the Wyoming paper published articles recalling highlights from his career. Cody Lambert stated, “I'm a John Wayne fan, and I don't mean any disrespect to John Wayne, but he played the characters that Lane really was.” Lane was the hero, and not just the one in movies but he was the hero that people looked up to as he was bull riding. He is the guy every young bull rider wants to be when they grow

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