Q&A with Ryan Dirteater

Highlights

  • What would you tell a child that is afraid to compete? Learn to use fear to your advantage.
  • What is your favorite city on tour? Las Vegas for World Finals. That is where the real cowboys are going to be.

In This Article

Ryan Dirteater joined fans for a LIVE Twitter chat before Round 2 of the PFIwestern.com Invitational in Springfield, Mo. Using "#PBRChat," fans were able to connect with the current Top-10 rider and ask him questions. If you weren't on Twitter this weekend, check out the transcript here:

Q: @JIllusorio: What would you tell a child that is afraid to compete?
A: @RyanDirteater: Learn to use fear to your advantage #PBRChat

Q: @cattleman979: What does it take to keep yourself in shape?
A: @RyanDirteater: Stay focused #PBRChat

Q: @katkizer: What's on your iPod?
A: @RyanDirteater: "Remember The Name" #PBRChat

Q: @PBR: What's your most memorable ride?
A: @RyanDirteater: Wichita, Kansas on Crosswired, won DeWalt Tools #PBRChat

Q: @PBR: Who do you look up to?
A: @RyanDirteater: Pops and the Lord up above #PBRChat

Q: @RazK21_2: What made you want to start riding bulls?
A: @RyanDirteater: I thought it was pretty cool when I was youngster watching PBR on TV #PBRChat

Q: @cattleman979: What is the most important thing you do before a ride?
A: @RyanDirteater: Make sure my bull rope is sticky #PBRChat

Q: @itsBENaPLEDGER: How did you get into bull riding?
A: @RyanDirteater: I grew up around it and wanted to impress the chicks #PBRChat

Q: @JackieHarpold: If you had a bull, what would you name him?
A: @RyanDirteater: Do The Dirty #PBRChat

Q: @cattleman979: what is a good age to start bull riding?
A: @RyanDirteater: I started when I was 9 #PBRChat

Q: @PBR: Where is a good place to start bull riding?
A: @RyanDirteater: I would go to a bull riding school like @Wiley_Petersen has #PBRChat

Q: @JackieHarpold: Who is your #1 fan?
A: @RyanDirteater: definitely @arkansasdirt who has supported me my whole life #PBRChat

Q: @W1Buckey: Would you pick me in a PBR draft? ;)
A: @RyanDirteater: You're dang right! #PBRCHAT

Q: @RazK21_2: What do you like to do in your off time?
A: @RyanDirteater: Team rope with @SK_Kingsolver, my dad & Rockin DJ Crew #PBRChat

Q: @RhondaRG9: Who is the one bull rider you look up to the most?
A: @RyanDirteater: @89calebluke because he is really tall #PBRChat

Q: @PBR: What is your favorite city on tour?
A: @RyanDirteater: Las Vegas for World Finals That is where the real cowboys are going to be #PBRChat

Q: @jaxonballer: who is your favorite bull rider?
A: @RyanDirteater: @jstnmcbride #PBRChat

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