Rodeos are ever popular. Hundreds of them dot the American landscape every year and draw thousands of spectators. The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association reports that there are 30 million fans overall.
Anthony Lucia is among the professionals who travel the country to perform or compete at rodeos.
This 29-year-old native of Texas literally grew up on the rodeo circuit. Since age 4, he traveled the country with his father, Tommy Lucia, who he describes as his hero and a “legendary entertainer” who began as a bull rider and then became an expert animal trainer with acts that had professional rodeo organizations naming him "Entertainer of the Year" three times.
During all those travels,...READ MORE