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Photos: Great Northern Classic Rodeo in Superior

Hundreds of people filled the stands at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds on Sunday for the final day of the Great Northern Classic Rodeo.

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Bull rider Kevin Klemm of Manawa, Wisconsin, tries to avoid the hooves of a bull at the Great Northern Classic Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Superior. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

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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

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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

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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

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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. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

A photographer at the Duluth News Tribune since August 2003.
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