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42nd Annual Cowboy Downhill in Steamboat Springs 2016

For more than 40 years, the Annual Cowboy Downhill in Steamboat Springs has been a must-see event for the cowboy or cowgirl in you. Learn more here.

41st Annual Cowboy Downhill in Steamboat Springs (25)For more than 40 years, the Annual Cowboy Downhill in Steamboat Springs has been a must-see event for the cowboy or cowgirl in you. This famous PRCA event Hosted by the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund coincides with the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo in Colorado, making it one of the top events in the state for rodeo enthusiasts. It allows you the chance to see your favorite cowboy or cowgirl compete in events like skiing or snowboarding. It brings together professionals from the American 300 Foundation, the NWSS, the Wrangler Western National Patriot Tour and even the GoPro Bomb Squad for memorable and fun times.

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CLN’s Patrick “O’D” O’Donnell and World Champion and Hall of Fame Bull Rider Charlie Sampson


The NWSS, or the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo, is a treasured PRCA event in Steamboat Springs, and these events begin on January 8. The Annual Cowboy Downhill is the inspiration of Billy Kidd and Larry Mahan, who decided 42 years ago that some of the top PRCA cowboy and cowgirl star would like to compete in snowboarding and skiing activities after the NWSS. The Cowboy Downhill event has been a top event ever since then. Altogether, this event typically brings in more than 100 rodeo competitors for different skiing and snowboarding activities in Steamboat. It follows an event that is part of the Wrangler Western National Patriot Tour and that supports the American 300 Foundation. At the 2015 event, the GoPro Bomb Squad also attended the festivities, and many people loved the added fun element that the GoPro Bomb Squad brought to the event.
Aaron Kuhl and Dan-Kelsay at the 2015 Cowboy Downhill-in-Steamboat-Springs

GoPro’s Dan Kelsay and CLN’s Aaron Kuhl at the 41st Annual Cowboy Downhill in Steamboat Springs


Just as the Cowboy Lifestyle Network covers the National Western Sock Show and Rodeo, it will also cover this special event. The event takes place on Stampede on January 18. The events run all day, and there is a free concert with a guest who has not yet been announced. The concert will be held after the rodeo skiing and snowboarding events conclude. The GoPro Bomb Squad will also support this Colorado event this year.
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Miss Rodeo America 2016 Katherine Merck


Whether you want to continue to support the American 300 Foundation and the Wrangler Western National Patriot Tour or you want to see some of your favorite PRCA stars from the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo compete with skiing and snowboarding activities, the Cowboy Downhill is an event you do not want to miss.
You can purchase your tickets to see this event in Steamboat, and make plans to stay until the end so that you can enjoy the free concert later in the evening in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Follow the action as it unfolds this year by tuning into CowboyLifestyleNetwork.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, Tumblr and YouTube.

Living that Cowboy Lifestyle since 1988. CLN Team member since 2012. Arizona native. Corona del Sol High School, University of Arizona & SAE Alumni. Favorite Quote: "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." W. Churchill

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