JB Mauney - Mooresville, NC
Name: JB Mauney
Hometown: Mooresville, NC
RFD-TV's THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER® Semi-Finals Athlete Event: Bull Riding
JB Mauney is currently the World Champion of Bull Riding—and has won over 1.5 million dollars for his success. He is also ranked in fourth place in the Built Ford Tough Series. From Mooresville, North Carolina, the rodeo star began riding when he was three years old, and began riding bulls at the age of 15.
This is not Mauney’s first year to be in first place as he also won the World Championship in 2013. He became known for competing while on the Built Ford Tough Series, and won the Lane Frost and Brent Thurman Award in 2007, 2008, and 2009. Mauney is the 2014 RFD-TV’s The American, presented by Polaris RANGER Bull Riding Champion and will return to compete inside AT&T Stadium for the third year in a row.