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Professional bull rider dies from injuries after competing in Denver

Posted at 2:00 PM, Jan 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-16 16:04:55-05

DENVER – The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) confirmed that a bull rider died from his injuries at a recent PBR event at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.

PBR CEO Sean Gleason said Mason Lowe, 25, died from his injuries Tuesday night. According to the PBR’s website, Lowe was the 18th ranked bull rider in the world and was a native of Exeter, Mo.

“We are deeply saddened to report that Mason Lowe passed away this evening following injuries sustained at the PBR event in Denver,” Gleason said in a statement.  “The entire PBR and National Western sports family extend our heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to Mason’s wife Abbey and his family.”

Mason Lowe
Photo courtesy of the Professional Bull Riders

At this time, the National Western Stock Show is still scheduled to host the finals of the PBR Velocity Tour at the Denver Coliseum Wednesday night.

Tonight at 7 p.m. there will be a tribute to Lowe during the PBR Finals.

The Professional Bull Riders Association is headquartered in Pueblo.