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Proctor hosts his annual bull and steer riding school


World champion bull rider Shane Proctor passes his knowledge of riding bulls to youngsters at the Nespelem Rodeo Grounds on Tuesday. - Jacob Wagner photo

What an experience it must be to learn bull riding from professionals, including one who is from the same area you are.

Local legend Shane Proctor is hosting his 11th annual bull and steer riding school at the Nespelem Rodeo Grounds this week, where 44 kids between the ages of 12 and 18 are learning the ropes, literally.

Proctor is a former Grand Coulee resident, Lake Roosevelt High School graduate, and the 2011 National Finals Rodeo World Champion Bull Rider.

Proctor is joined by a number of other accomplished professional bull riders, and together they are showing the young cowboys an...

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