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Paulo Lima Picks Up First PBR TPD Win of 2015

PUEBLO, Colo. – Paulo Lima (Bezerros, Brazil) covered both his bulls on Sept. 12, to earn the victory at the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Touring Pro Division (TPD) event in Fredericksburg, Texas.

Lima’s final ride of the night on Big Red (Bailey Pro Rodeo) gave him a total of 169 points as he earned his first TPD event win of the season. Lima rode 2 BC (Currey Creek Bucking Bulls) in Round 1 for 85.5 points. His 83.5 points in the championship round helped him earn $4,122.98 along with 60 PBR world standings points.

Keyshawn Whitehorse (The Woodlands, Texas) finished in second place after riding his bull for an event-high 88 points in the championship round. Whitehorse made it to the championship round based on his buckoff time in Round 1. He earned $3,039.52 along with 30 world standings points.

Justin Paton (Nebo, Australia) took third place off an 86-point ride in Round 1. He earned $1,956.07 along with 20 points toward the world standings. Jorge Valdiviezo (La Mision, Mexico) was the fourth- place finisher with 85.5 points in Round 1. He earned $1,282.57 along with 15 world standings points.

Josh Birks (Coonamble, Australia) finished in fifth place with 85 points as he earned $691.07 and 10 world standings points.

The BlueDEF Velocity Tour (BDVT) returns to action on Sept. 14-15 in Pendleton, Oregon, with the U.S. Bank/Pendleton PBR Classic. Several Built Ford Tough Series riders will highlight the competition including Gage Gay (Staley, North Carolina), Matt Triplett (Columbia Falls, Montana) and Sean Willingham (Summerville, Georgia).

The BDVT will also be in action in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sept. 19 with Luis Blanco (Iacanga, Brazil), Josh Faircloth (Randleman, North Carolina) andDakota Louis (Browning, Montana) among the riders scheduled to compete.

Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Series Event Results:
Sept. 12 at Fredericksburg TPD in Fredericksburg, Texas

Final Results (Round 1-Round 2-Total Points-Earnings-World Points)

1. Paolo Lima, 85.5-83.5-160.0-$4,122.98-60
2. Keyshawn Whitehorse, 0-88-88.0-$3,039.52-30
3. Justin Paton, 86-0-86.0-$1,956.07-20
4. Jorge Valdiviezo, 85.5-0-85.5-$1,282.57-15
5. Josh Birks, 85-0-85.0-$691.07-10
6. Guthrie Long, 83.5-0-83.5-$351.38-5

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