Nick Pelke of Mondovi, Minnesota, competes in the bareback bronco riding event at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Nick Pelke of Mondovi, Minnesota, competes in the bareback bronco riding event at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Bull rider Wyatt McGee of Benson, Minnesota, watches the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior from one of the bucking shoots at the end of the arena. 
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Bull rider Wyatt McGee of Benson, Minnesota, watches the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior from one of the bucking shoots at the end of the arena. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Payton Jacques of Buffalo, Minnesota, competes in barrel racing at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Payton Jacques of Buffalo, Minnesota, competes in barrel racing at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Erik Hokeness, of Forest Lake, Minnesota, bows his head in prayer at the start of the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Erik Hokeness, of Forest Lake, Minnesota, bows his head in prayer at the start of the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

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Jason Cole of Warroad, Minnesota competes in the saddle bronco riding event at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Jason Cole of Warroad, Minnesota competes in the saddle bronco riding event at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

The business end of a spur worn on the boot belonging to bull rider Wyatt McGee of Benson, Minnesota, at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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The business end of a spur worn on the boot belonging to bull rider Wyatt McGee of Benson, Minnesota, at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Cole Stevens of Stacy, Minnesota, ropes a calf he during the tie-down roping event at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Cole Stevens of Stacy, Minnesota, ropes a calf he during the tie-down roping event at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Cowboys watch the Great Northern Classic Rodeo from the bucking chutes on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Cowboys watch the Great Northern Classic Rodeo from the bucking chutes on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

 Trick rider Andrew Moody performs a trick during the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Trick rider Andrew Moody performs a trick during the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Kole Drinager, 7, of Miltona, Minnesota, tries to get the attention of the rodeo clown from the back of his horse T-Bone at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Kole Drinager, 7, of Miltona, Minnesota, tries to get the attention of the rodeo clown from the back of his horse T-Bone at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Steve Kuntz of Chisago City, Minnesota, works with a calf during the tie-down roping event at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Steve Kuntz of Chisago City, Minnesota, works with a calf during the tie-down roping event at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Bull rider Wyatt McGee of Benson, Minnesota, tries to control his bull in the chute before competing during the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Bull rider Wyatt McGee of Benson, Minnesota, tries to control his bull in the chute before competing during the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Cole Stevens of Stacy, Minnesota, tries to regain control of the calf he is roping in the tie-down roping event at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Cole Stevens of Stacy, Minnesota, tries to regain control of the calf he is roping in the tie-down roping event at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Bull riders Kevin Klemm, left, of Manawa, Wisconsin, and Jake Ufford of Maple Grove, Minnesota, enjoy a quiet moment behind the scenes of the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. 
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Bull riders Kevin Klemm, left, of Manawa, Wisconsin, and Jake Ufford of Maple Grove, Minnesota, enjoy a quiet moment behind the scenes of the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune