Tuff Hedeman

BIO

HOMETOWN: Stephenville, TX

DATE OF BIRTH: 3/2/1963

EVENT: Bull Riding

BACKGROUND: Has three sons; Riker, Trevor and Lane.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 3-Time PRCA World Champion Bull Rider (1986, 1989, 1991)
  • National Finals Rodeo Average Bull Riding Champion (1987, 1989)
  • PBR World Champion (1995)
  • PBR Founder and President (1992-2004)
  • Life portrayed by Stephen Baldwin in the movie 8 Seconds (1992)
  • CBR President and Ambassador and Chute Boss (President 2005-2011- Amb. & Chute Boss 2011-2017)
  • Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame Inductee (1997)
  • PBR Ring of Honor (1999)
  • Founder/Owner Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Tour (2018- present)
  • Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Inductee (2002)
  • Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame Inductee (2010)
  • Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame (2003)
  • Bull Riding Hall of Fame (2016)
  • Cowboy Capital Walk of Fame (1988)
  • El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame (1997)