Alves Earned 2015 Buckle
THE AMERICAN - 2015
2015 RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN Bull Riding Champion Silvano Alves scored 88.25 points on Gene Owen’s Raven Flyer to take home the $100,000 and a brand new Polaris RANGER in his event. Alves, 27, is a third generation bull rider from Pilar Do Sul, Brazil, who lives with his family in Decatur, Texas. Alves, a three-time world champion and the richest bull rider in Western sports, was just the third rider to cover Raven Flyer in 31 professional outs.
“I am very happy to win the $100,000 and this event, because all of the best cowboys in all of rodeo are here,” he said.