Check Out Tuff Hedeman Tribute to Lane Frost- Perhaps The Most Famous Ride in Rodeo History
Tuff Hedeman Fulfilled a promise to Honor Lane Frost by Staying on and Riding a Bull after the normal 8 seconds.
Tuff chose the 10th round after he had just won the 1989 NFR Finals for his Memorial Ride.
Tuff only needed a qualifying score to be crowned champion.Once the whistle blew and Tuff knew he had won the World Championship, he kept riding for Lane. It was an Emotional moment for Tuff,”It was the only time I’ve gotten off a bull with tears running down my face.”
In this segment from Wrangler Network, the 25th anniversary of Lane’s passing was recognized in 2014 by showing Tuff’s Memorial Ride.Watch as Tuff Fans the bull during the ride out of respect for his Best Buddy,Childhood Rival, and Hero:Lane Frost.Lane had passed away that summer of 1989 in a tragic accident in Cheyenne in July.
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