Big Spring Cowboy Reunion and Rodeo gears up

Staff Writer

Troy Lerwill, also known as the “Wild Child”, among other award winning acts, will be returning to the 84th annual Big Spring Cowboy Reunion and Rodeo to perform some death-defying stunts and comedic antics for the crowds.
Lerwill is no stranger to the rodeo, being named the Coors Man in the Can twice and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's Act of the Year six times. Pete Carr, owner of Pete Carr Pro Rodeo, a livestock firm from Dallas, said in a press release “...he (Lerwill) brings a whole new dimension to each show.”
“Then you add his motorcycle act into the mix, and it's just over the top,” Carr continued. “Everybody wants to come back the next day just to see it again.”
Another featured act set for the rodeo this year is Madison McDonald-Thomas and her Magic in Motion show.
“McDonald-Thomas will share the arena with one of her students, 12-year-old Emilee Charlesworth, and the duo will entertain the crowd with death defying tricks at break neck speed,” stated a press release.
At 24-years-old, McDonald-Thomas has been riding for more than 18 years and has performed internationally in Canada, Mexico, and across the United States in rodeos and events.

Find out what else is going on at this year's rodeo in Thursday's edition of the Herald.