Thirteen-year-old Maryland teen, Nicholas Jackson, has made history by becoming the first champion from the Northeast after he took home the big prize at the 2020 Bull Riding Junior World Finals in Texas.
The teen is a 5th generation cowboy on his mother’s side. In his interview with Fox 5, he told reporters that things were a little different the fist time he rode a bull.
“The first time I ever did it, it was a whole mix of different things; I was excited, I was a little scared but not too much.”
Corey Jackson, Nicholas’s father, said that people are always surprised that he is from Maryland. People don’t realize that there are cowboys all over the United States.
In order to win the prize, bull riders have to stay up for 8 seconds. Watching as his son did just that, Corey called Nicholas’s win an “avalanche of emotions.”
“Me and his mom are Nick’s biggest fans,” Corey said of his son. “To be a great young man, first and foremost, that’s what I love most about him.”
Father and son plan on continuing to enter and ride as many bulls in bull riding competitions as they can all over the nation. Corey believes that this is just the first of many championship win for his son and so do we. Congratulations, Nicholas! We cannot wait to see what more is to come.