Carthage native wins bareback riding competition at RFD TV’s American Rodeo

Carthage native wins bareback riding competition at RFD TV’s American Rodeo
Pictured is Tilden Hooper (Source: RFD TV's The American Facebook page)

CARTHAGE, Texas (KLTV) - Carthage native Tilden Hooper won the bareback riding competition at RFD TV’s The American Rodeo in Arlington this weekend.

Hooper, who attended Carthage High School, earned 90.50 points by riding a bronco called Gunfire.

The Carthage native’s winnings for the rodeo totaled $100,000.

The American Rodeo, which was sponsored by Durango Boots, was held at AT&T Stadium Saturday and Sunday.

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