By: Darci Miller
This weekend, the Unleash The Beast was held under the stars in Salt Lake City, but nothing shined brighter than Jose Vitor Leme. Plus, Lucas Divino had quite the wedding week, SweetPro’s Bruiser was in World Champion form and more. Miss a moment of the action this weekend? Here’s what happened around the PBR.
On the Unleash The Beast…
The PBR TicketSmarter Invitational, presented by Cooper Tires was just another weekend for world No. 1 Jose Vitor Leme. Not only did he win his fifth event of 2020, but he did so by riding Chiseled for – get this – 94 points.
Leme also split the Round 1 victory with Brennon Eldred, rebounding after an 0-for-2 performance the previous weekend on the Unleash The Beast.
Three-time YETI World Champion Bull SweetPro’s Bruiser had quite the performance himself, earning his highest bull score in more than two years to insert himself into the 2020 world title conversation.
Perhaps nobody had a better week than Lucas Divino. After getting married a few days earlier, Divino went 2-for-3 for a second-place overall finish in Salt Lake City.
“There’s no place like home.” –Utah native Keyshawn Whitehorse after competing just miles away from where he grew up, probably.
Up north in PBR Canada…
Lonnie West went 2-for-2 to win the inaugural Tanner Byrne Invitational, sweeping both Round 1 and the championship round in the process on Aug. 13.
Through the lens with Andy Watson and BullStockMedia
Fabiano Vieira is continuing to improve!
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Publicado por @jilianvieira . Já se passaram 51 dias do acidente do @fvieirapbr , 25 dia que ele começou a reabilitação no Baylor em Dallas . Mais uma semana a equipe do Baylor se reuniu para revisar o progresso barreiras em relação às metas a serem atingidas pelo Fabiano . A equipe revisou o nível atual de funcionamento e concorda que ele está pronto para ir para casa na próxima semana e continuar seu tratamento diariamente . Ele vai continuar o tratamento completo de reabilitação na Fit N Wise em Decatur a onde dará continuidade para terapia em andamento com Fonoaudióloga, Terapia Ocupacional e Física . Está semana ele realizou uma bateria de exames , todos com resultados excelentes . Ele já não está mais com sonda de alimentação , mais ainda possui algumas restrições na alimentação . Sua memória teve um grande progresso nesta semana , já consegue memorizar os parcialmente os acontecimentos diários . Ele ainda tem um longo caminho a percorrer com ajuda de Deus e todos profissionais logo estará 100% recuperado . Em breve retornaremos para casa . It’s been 51 days since Fabiano’s accident, 25 days since he started rehab in Dallas. Another week that the Baylor team met to review the progress barriers in relation to the goals to be achieved by Fabiano. The team has reviewed the current level of functioning and agrees that he is ready to go home next week and continue his treatment daily. He will continue the complete rehabilitation treatment at Fit N Wise in Decatur where he will continue with ongoing therapy with a Speech Therapist, Occupational and Physical Therapy. This week he performed a battery of tests, all with excellent results. He no longer has a feeding tube , but still has some restrictions on feeding. His memory has made great progress this week, he can now memorize daily events. He still has a long way to go with the help of God and all professionals, soon he will be 100% recovered. Soon we will return home. Thank you @favor4fabiano @pbr @westernsportsfoundation @fitnwisesportsmed @teamcoopertire @rockstarenergy @ariatinternational @cactusropes @resistol1927 @vieiraranchtexas
#MondayMotivation courtesy of Cody Nance.
The champ is getting ready for his return.
The Unleash The Beast next heads to Fort Worth, Texas, for the PBR WinStar World Casino and Resort Invitational, on Aug. 29-30 (RidePass on Aug. 29 at 7:45 p.m. ET and Aug. 30 at 2:45 p.m. ET; CBS Sports Network on Aug. 30 at 8 p.m. ET; CBS on Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. ET).
Stay tuned to PBR.com for the latest information and updates on where to catch the action in the coming weeks.
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