Name: Matt Triplett
Hometown: Columbia Falls, MT
RFD-TV's THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER® Semi-Finals Athlete Event: Bull Riding
Matt Triplett is ranked as the fifth best bull rider in the world. He earned over $225,000 for his success this season. He is also ranked as number three in the Built Ford Tough Series and is a 3X RFD-TV’s The American, presented by Polaris RANGER competitor.
Triplett is from Columbia Falls, Montana. His father was a bull rider, and Triplett’s interest in bull riding began at a young age. He began at the age of eight, but after taking a rough fall decided to quit for a year. That didn’t last long. Triplett has been riding bulls ever since.