The Best Bull Rider of All Time: J.B. Mauney

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VICE Sports : VICE Sports traveled with J.B. to check out his atypical workouts, his superior technique and unrivaled work ethic that has taken him to unprecedented ground in the bull riding community. WATCH NEXT: Inside the Life-or-Death World of Competitive Bull Riding —

Gods M3dic : I never question the first person who thought it would be a good idea to get on a bull and ride it. I always questioned the 2nd person who decided to do it next lol

Quentin Smith : We need more cowboys and less Californians.

Tom big : Can't believe Vice did this documentary, when I first saw the title I was ready for some peta save the bulls shit. Bravo Vice.

neonicon : people complaining about the cigs. gtfo lol those are marlboro red, they have the name cowboy killer for a reason.

chris call : America needs more of this, and less Kardashians.

Brett OBerry : Bull riders are a special kind of crazy. I went to the same high school as Larry Mahan a little more than 20 years later. I especially remember the (near retirement) guidance counselor who told us the story about how she kept trying to steer him into a trade or college after he made it clear that he wanted to be a cowboy... After he became world champion, it caused her to rethink the advice she gave students... "Follow your passion... be good at something you love to do."

Gadnuk Breaker of Worlds : Where have all the real men gone? Nowadays it's all bearded, ponytail having, latte ordering, hipster glasses wearing fruitcakes with low T and too much soy in their diets. We gotta get back to manhood the way it's supposed to be, and not this frilly bullshit they're teaching to boys nowadays thinking it's progressive. It's backwards as hell and unnatural to high heaven.

Bobby Fay : I met him once in a local diner. I had just found out who he was just before I was introduced to him. Obviously I am nobody...but he was so humble...I have nothing but respect for MEN like this!

Rockabilly Rambler : Young guy, i bet no boomers EVER threw down this hard....buncha pansies were too buisy handing out participation trophys.

Ryan Davidson : JB is more likely to die from those cigs than a bull.

Joe Malone : The thumbnail is The Marlboro Man reincarnated.

Damien Holland : "I was the kid that would try when the others had the talent." And there you have it. Determination often pays off.

Tony Nathan : Glorify men like JB. Tell the trannies to go back in their damn closets.

steve c : This Ladies and Gents is a real man, respect to you J.B.

United We Stand, Divided We Fall : He is a "Throwback Cowboy" ...? A cowboy is a cowboy, no matter the generation they are from. It is in the heart, and soul... not a form of fashion or a kind of appearance.

epicdriver4g : Best part of the video, J.B's interaction with his daughter,....thnx for sharing this.

Cantankerous Twat : I came across this totally by accident, I never thought I would be watching a documentary on bull riding.....but that was incredible.

Count Von D : JB, Dale and The Avett Brothers are from the same general area. That's a lot of talent from lil' 'ol NC towns.

Rant Therapist : I always notice that these super tough cool guys always have this super calm demeanor about them like they're exactly where they want and need to be in life. I'd like to have that.

Ahivalaostia88 : Gotta love Rednecks

David Kledzik : J.B. Mauney is a great bullrider, and if he makes it the distance, he might go down as the greatest. But for the time being, Ty Murray, Tuff Hedeman, Don Gay, are tops. The best in my book is still the late great Lane Frost, bar none.

Disaster Experiments : Everyone complaining about the cigarettes like the bulls aren't gonna kill him first...

Arne D : This is the most dangerous sport on the planet, and the winning purses should reflect that. JB should be winning millions at the major tournaments, not hundreds of thousands. He's the best.

Cisco Leon : My wife is the best bull rider of all time. She last all 8 seconds.

Jd Haas : I rode bulls back in the late 70s into the mid 80s. I was a pretty good bull rider for high school and open rodeos. Never went pro, but I can testify that there is no greater rush than tying onto a bull and nodding your head! You have no idea what’s going to happen next. I’ve recently started watching rodeos and PBR again and I will tell you that this guy JB Mauney is a man I’d love to meet. He’s a true “COWBOY” and possibly the best bull rider I’ve ever seen! My hats off to you JB. You seem to have life figured out and I can’t believe some of the bulls you’ve ridden. You’re a hell of a hand and all around good man. You’ve inspired my heart. I salute you and your life inspirations. Best of luck in life.

We Play Wax : Talk about stereotypes: the accent, gum chewing with mouth open, cigarette in the corner of the mouth. This guys ticks all the boxes of a textbook american cowboy :)))

TallSomeone : Beautifully constructed video. Great color and imagery. Very nice.

Eric Stewart : thanks jb mauney. i dream of jumping a motorcycle off the tallest and fastest ramp with a wing suit parachute and the worlds largest air bag to land on. i also want to learn the national anthem to sing at the rodeo. best wishes . eric stewart american trucker monroe city in.

bootsy : You know how you can know juuuust enough about something like a sport to be able to watch it and appreciate the skill and talent that goes into being good at it? Yeah, that's not me when it comes to bull riding. I can't even fathom the sort of ability it takes to get on a bull and - the vast majority of the time - be able to hang on long enough to be the best.

Baba Yaga : Geez does Monster energy have their hands in everything!!!

Jerry sonel : I guess people forgot about Don Gay and Jim Shoulders.

jesse tate : FALSE dale brisby is the best bull rider according to himself

BoooB : Sponsored by Monster not Red Bull... Lol

Brie Baby83 : Coincidence that he looks like Lane Frost???🤔 I think not! I have been a fan of his since he started!

Pat Madsen : As a kid cowboys were always my heroes, I’m almost 50 now and they still are. God bless them.

Kevin Williams : i think ole lane frost is still the best there ever was. died before his time god rest his soul and ole tuff went on to be 3 time world champ. man how times change. this boy here has some real talent also

MoonLight Mystique : wow. That house is absolutely gorgeous !!

Sweet Jones III : If this country glorified people like this and less of the Kardashians we might have less lazy young people that don't like to work.

Lars Larson : NPC Protocol - in Pure Communism JB would not survive the next Purge! We’ve purged 20M-80M in Socialistic Purges in the last Century, and we’re making plans now in the next 5-15 years. Sorry Cowboy :(

Search4Knowledge : Im doing a MOOC called: Foundations of Data Analysis - Part 1 There was a lab about bull riding with data from the PBR association, that's how I got here :D

Eva MZ : Never thought I’d be so attracted to a guy that weighs around the same as I do😅 damn there is something so sexy about J.B.

Ron E. Johnson : GOD Bless cowboys!!!!!!!

Fark : In a hundred years they'll look back at men like him as if they belonged to a different species.

Tatanka Itancan L.E. : I might as well become a bullrider I gotta lose like 80 pounds tho lmao I'm fat as fuk

CaseFace : J.B. Is just awesome, and such a damn nice guy on top of it. He's my favorite rider.

Jarvis Garcia : Ty was pretty good, so was Chris LeDoux who I knew personally. Kids these days...

MrDoublehappy : Thats plain an simple beautiful man

Villa Pinstriping : This sport was huge in the 90s!! I'd love to see another big comeback

first class junkie : Won championships by standing on a 8$ basketball......brilliant. 1800lbs of pissed off livestock is nothing to be playing around with at all.