ADVISORY, Jan. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Professional Bull Riders (PBR), the world's premier bull riding organization, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to kick off the Monster Energy Buck Off and to celebrate 10 years of the world’s best bull riding at Madison Square Garden from January 15-17, 2016.
In honor of the occasion, Sean Gleason, CEO, Professional Bull Riders and J.B. Mauney, 2015 World Champion will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
PBR Media Contact:
Alan Miller, AM|PR
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About the PBR (Professional Bull Riders)
The world’s premier bull riding organization began as a dream of 20 bull riders 23 years ago and is now a global sports phenomenon. PBR broadcasts reach more than half a billion households in 40 nations and territories around the world, and more than 3 million fans attend live events each year. On its elite Built Ford Tough Series, the PBR features the Top 35 bull riders in the world and the top bulls in the business. The televised Built Ford Tough Series, the BlueDEF Tour, the Touring Pro Division and the PBR’s international circuits in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Mexico have paid more than $150 million in earnings to its athletes. Twenty-eight men have earned more than $1 million, including two-time PBR World Champion J.B. Mauney who, with his 2015 PBR World Championship, became bull riding’s first $6 million man and the richest athlete in Western sports history at $6.7 million in career earnings. In May 2015, PBR was acquired by WME | IMG, the global leader in sports, entertainment, media and fashion. For more information on the PBR, go to PBR.com, or follow on Facebook at Facebook.com/PBR, Twitter at Twitter.com/PBR, and YouTube at YouTube.com/PBR.
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