COWBOY CROSSroads~November 2009 Issue

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As the final buzzer blew at the American Royal 2009 CBR Finale in Kansas City, Missouri  it was one man who stood alone by a slim margin for the 2009 CBR World Championship.  In front of his family and friends, Hugo Pedrero of Leon, Mexico was crowned the first ever International CBR World Champion.  It was a fight to the bitter end, but with Jarrod Craig of Hillsboro, Texas one spot shy of the championship round it gave Hugo the edge he needed to take the world title.

For those of you who may not have followed the CBR world standings race from last January Hugo Pedrero, Jarrod Craig and Ardie Maier has made the 2009 season quite interesting.  All three of these guys came into Kansas City not 100% healthy.  Jarrod Craig has been fighting a groin injury on & off all season, while Hugo has had chronic wrist injuries & Aride has suffered shoulder, groin & jaw injuries over the past several months.  With all that being said, the three of them never complained & gritted it out to the very end.  Hugo