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Aksi Berani Para Koboi Menaklukan Banteng Rodeo 

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Jumat, 13 Agu 2021 19:47 WIB

Australia - Rodeo dikenal olahraga yang keras dan butuh keberanian tingkat tinggi. Peserta pun tampak serius seperti terlihat di acara Mount Isa Mines Rodeo, Australia.

MOUNT ISA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 13: Spectators watch events at the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo on August 13, 2021 in Mount Isa, Australia. Established in 1959, the Mount Isa Rodeo is the richest in the southern hemisphere and attracts contestants from all parts of the world. (Photo by Dan Peled/Getty Images)
Koboi di sini tidak hanya harus bertahan di atas banteng selama 8 detik, tetapi juga harus menunjukkan potensi hewan tersebut dengan memicunya (13/8/2021).
MOUNT ISA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 13: Spectators watch events at the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo on August 13, 2021 in Mount Isa, Australia. Established in 1959, the Mount Isa Rodeo is the richest in the southern hemisphere and attracts contestants from all parts of the world. (Photo by Dan Peled/Getty Images)
Olahraga ini disebut sebagai hal kedua dari delapan hal paling berbahaya dalam bidang olahraga.
MOUNT ISA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 13: Spectators watch events at the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo on August 13, 2021 in Mount Isa, Australia. Established in 1959, the Mount Isa Rodeo is the richest in the southern hemisphere and attracts contestants from all parts of the world. (Photo by Dan Peled/Getty Images)
Rodeo disebut olahraga yang brutal. Tak sedikit koboi yang terluka parah di dalam kompetisi rodeo ini.
MOUNT ISA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 13: Spectators watch events at the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo on August 13, 2021 in Mount Isa, Australia. Established in 1959, the Mount Isa Rodeo is the richest in the southern hemisphere and attracts contestants from all parts of the world. (Photo by Dan Peled/Getty Images)
Diketahui koboi paling sukses bisa menghasilkan hingga $100.000 setahun. Tetapi dalam olahraga ini, sebagian besar kemenangan sering dihabiskan untuk perawatan medis.
MOUNT ISA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 13: Spectators watch events at the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo on August 13, 2021 in Mount Isa, Australia. Established in 1959, the Mount Isa Rodeo is the richest in the southern hemisphere and attracts contestants from all parts of the world. (Photo by Dan Peled/Getty Images)
Banyak opini yang menyebut banteng di dalam kompetisi rodeo menjadi brutal karena mendapat perlakuan sadis manusia seperti lingkar di selangkangan atau sengatan listrik.
MOUNT ISA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 13: Spectators watch events at the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo on August 13, 2021 in Mount Isa, Australia. Established in 1959, the Mount Isa Rodeo is the richest in the southern hemisphere and attracts contestants from all parts of the world. (Photo by Dan Peled/Getty Images)
Faktanya, baik kuda maupun banteng dikembangbiakkan secara khusus untuk rodeo. Para koboi memilih yang sangat sesuai dalam aturan dan karakter, dan kemudian para hewan itu akan dilatih.
Aksi Berani Para Koboi Menaklukan Banteng Rodeo 
Aksi Berani Para Koboi Menaklukan Banteng Rodeo 
Aksi Berani Para Koboi Menaklukan Banteng Rodeo 
Aksi Berani Para Koboi Menaklukan Banteng Rodeo 
Aksi Berani Para Koboi Menaklukan Banteng Rodeo 
Aksi Berani Para Koboi Menaklukan Banteng Rodeo