Kaique Pacheco - Itatiba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Name: Kaique Pacheco
Hometown: Itatiba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
RFD-TV's THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER® Semi-Finals Athlete Event: Bull Riding
Twenty-year-old Kaique Pacheco has stolen three major wins in 2015 for PBR on the BlueDEF Velocity Tour and at the Touring Pro Division event in Georgia which has established him as the number eight bull rider in the world. This season, Pacheco also was named the Rookie of the Year, and ended in second place for world standings. He is ranked as 47th in the Built Ford Tough Series.
Pacheco is from Itatiba, Brazil, and began bull riding professionally at the age of 17. Both his father and uncle were bull riders. This will be Pacheco’s first year competing at RFD-TV’s The American, presented by Polaris RANGER.