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Cody Lambert
American rodeo performer

Cody Lambert

Cody Lambert
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American rodeo performer
Is Rodeo rider
From United States of America
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 2 December 1961
Age 60 years
Star sign Sagittarius
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Cody Lambert (born December 2, 1961) from Merkel, Texas is an American former professional rodeo cowboy. He specialized in saddle bronc riding and bull riding. He was also a co-founder and Vice President of the Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR). He created the protective vest that most professional bull riders now wear, after seeing the death of his friend, Lane Frost at the Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on July 30, 1989.

Early life

Cody Lambert is the son of racehorse trainer Cliff Lambert, who was the first jockey to win the All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs aboard Galobar in 1959. Cody has three siblings, brothers Chuck and Casey Lambert, a successful racehorse jockey, and sister Cheyann.

Career

Cody, Lane Frost, Ty Murray, Jim Sharp, and Tuff Hedeman frequently rode the rodeo circuit together and were known as the "Wolfpack" during that time.

Cody Lambert retired from bull riding at the end of the 1996 PBR World Finals. He is currently the Livestock Director of the PBR. He lives in Bowie, Texas, on a ranch with his wife, Leanne, and their horses and dogs.

Honors

In 2002, Cody was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. Inducted for his rodeo accomplishments, the museum features many of Lambert's personal items used during his rodeo career.

In 2012, Lambert was inducted into the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame.

In Media

In the Lane Frost biographical drama, 8 Seconds (1994), Lambert was portrayed by Red Mitchell.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 18 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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