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Paniolo shine during the Pana‘ewa Stampede Rodeo on Hawaii island

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    Kalysa Hamilton races to the finish in the Wahine Barrel Racing event.

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    Keiki cowboys learn how to rope a dummy steer before they mount a horse and rope a live steer.

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    It takes a lot of courage to ride a bucking bull.

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    A cowpoke tries his best to stay on a bucking bronco.

Killer, Avenger, Stomper, Widow Maker — their names alone are enough to make most people quiver, but not the fearless cowpokes who mount such 2,000-pound bulls for back-wrenching, bone-jarring rides. Read more

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