Wisconsin Bull Rider Jake Webber wins first stop of Midwest Swing
McHenry County Fair Bull Bash
WOODSTOCK, IL – August 3, 2019 – Wisconsin cowboy Jake Weber thrilled the fans scoring 92.5 points on a bull named Mr. Wilson to earn the additional $1,000 Wicked Rank.com paycheck and the championship prize package on the first stop on the Tuff Hedeman Midwest Breakout Bull Riding Series.
It was Weber’s first win in the Tuff Hedeman Breakout Bull Riding and he took home the prize money, buckle and title of the Tuff Hedeman McHenry County Fair Bull Bash. He earned the average win and paycheck of $2,428.80 in addition to valuable points for the Midwest Swing Series competition which comes with an additional money, a custom trophy saddle and buckle on concudes on September 21 at the finale stop in Waterloo.
Weber finished the night going two for three, but it was hard fought. Bucking off in round one he advanced on time ridden to round two where he earned 89.5, the highest marked ride of the second round and the championship title of the McHenry County Fair Bull Bash. The win earned Weber the opportunity for the third bull, Mr. Wilson, brought to Woodstock from CC Bucking Bulls. An 8 Second ride earns the bull rider an additional $1,000. Capitalizing on his momentum in round two, Weber made the whistle and claimed the bounty prize.
“It was a great night for the fans to see some great bull riding and they packed the stands on a Thursday night to see a good group of talented young bull riders and have some fun at the fair,” said Matt Noble, producer of the Midwest Swing Series.
The five event series produced by Matt Noble’s Next Level Bull Riding kicked off in at the McHenry County Fair and continues on next week with stops in Belvidere, Big Rock, and Morrison ending with a series finale in September in Waterloo
Tickets and information for the Midwest Swing are available on www.tuffhedemanbullriding.com.
“Since 1949 the week-long McHenry County Fair Association has been entertaining the community during the first six days at the beginning of August and the addition of the pro level bull riding is exciting, “ said Frank Kerns of the Fair Board.
Hedeman’s events have become known for their action-packed performances with great bulls matched to super star riders and upbeat music.
McHenry Bull Bash Results
1, Jake Weber, Turtle Lake, Wisconsin, 89. 5, $2,428.80. 2, Nick Pelke, 88 pts, $1,398.40. 3, Adam McConnell, 87 pts, $883.20.