Austin Nash from Eckville, Alta. came in first place in the long go with 85.5 points. He won $1754.50 in prize money at the Rebel Energy Services bull riding competition Saturday. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express

PHOTOS: Red Deer bull riding competition features Canada’s top riders

Rebel Energy Bull Riding took place Saturday at the Centrium

Top bull riders from across Canada competed in the Rebel Energy Services bull riding competition Saturday.

Garrett Green was the bull riding champion of the night.

Red Deer’s Carter Sahli was the champion of the junior bull riding.

In the long go, Austin Nash from Eckville, Alberta came first with 85.5 points, winning $1,754.50 in prize money. Cody Lee Coverchuk came second with 85 points. Houston Gleason ended up winning the freestyle bullfighting.

In the short go, Jared Parsonage from Maple Creek, Saskatchewan came first with 88 points. Riley Gagnon from Innisfail came second with 87 points and Garrett Green came third with 86 points.

 

Riley Gagnon from Innisfail competes in the Rebel Energy Professional Bull Riding Saturday. In the short go, he came in second with 87 points.

A bull makes contact with a bullfighter Saturday. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express

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