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Lane Frost was a professional rodeo cowboy who specialized in bull riding. He competed in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Associatioa (PRCA) and was their 1987 World Champion Bull Rider. In 1990 he was inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. In the 1989 Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo, Frost died when the bull "Takin' Care of Business" charged and struck him after the ride.
In l98l Lane had been the National High School Bull Riding Champion of the first Youth Nationals Final. In 1987 a bull named Red Rock was voted "Bucking Bull of the Year." In 309 attempts, no one had ever ridden him. During 1988, Frost attempted to ride Red Rock in seven different rodeos "Challenge of Champions" events, and Lane was successful in four of the seven.
Country music star Garth Brooks paid tribute to Frost in his 1990 hit song The Dance. The 1993 song RedRock is about him. Rodeo annoucer Randy Schmutz wrote the song A Smile Like That about Lane. And he is mentioned at the end of 2007's Hold On.
My individually hand painted cachet shows Lane next to a bull. He is wearing one of the belt buckles that were
commonly awarded as prizes in various rodeo events. The Western Wear Belt Buckle stamp is tied to the envelope with a first day of issue bullseye postmark.
In addition to tle Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, Lane Frost was inducted into the PBR Ring of Honor, The Cheyenne
Frontier Days Hall of Fame, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, and the Bull Riding Hall of Fame. The Belt Buckle Western Wear cover featuring American cowboy Lane Frost is now ready. Collins #S6002 at $16.50.