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Pro Bull Riding
 
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Pro Bull Rider - Dictionary
www.probullriding.com, 11 Dec 2012 [cached]
Glen Keeley Award The Glen Keeley Award annually is presented to the Canadian bull rider who earns the most money throughout an entire PBR season. The award is in memory of Glen Keeley, a Canadian bull rider who was fatally injured March 24, 2000, during PBR competition in Albuquerque, N.M.
Professional Bull Riders
www.pbrnow.com, 26 April 2006 [cached]
Glen Keeley Award The Glen Keeley Award annually is presented to the Canadian bull rider who earns the most money throughout an entire PBR season.The award is in memory of Glen Keeley, a Canadian bull rider who was fatally injured March 24, 2000, during PBR competition in Albuquerque, N.M.
Welcome to Alberta Rodeo.ca
www.albertarodeo.ca, 27 Mar 2000 [cached]
Glen Keeley
Alberta's rodeo community is reeling following the death of veteran bull rider Glen Keeley, who sustained fatal injuries during an event in Albuquerque, N.M. The respected and popular Nanton cowboy managed to walk out of the arena after a 2,000-lb. bull stepped on his chest Friday night, but later succumbed to massive internal injuries.
March 27, 2000: Today they announced they will have a memorial service for Glen in Stavely, Alberta.
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Promise Land injured rider Glen Keeley the previous evening during the first round of competition, and he died later that same evening from his injuries at the University of New Mexico Medical Center.
Washburn echoed the feelings of most of the PBR family when he expressed, "No words can really explain how you feel when you lose a good friend. Keeley, 30, was from
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That's what we'll remember and appreciate about Glen- that he always did what he loved and managed to become a champion doing it. Every bull rider wants to be where Glen was at- one of the best bull riders in the world who got to ride the best bulls there are. Certainly his life was cut short, but if you could ask him I'm sure Glen would say he wouldn't have done anything differently.
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Saturday competition in memory of Keeley. The riders also wore a "68" on their vest, which was Keeley's back number. There was a special prayer and tribute at the opening of the program to honor Keeley as well.
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I've known Glen for 12 years and he loved to ride bulls. That was his life- what he lived for. I think he was fortunate to spend 30 years doing what he dreamed of and loved. That is more important than if he had lived longer, but not lived his dream."
Keeley, a bull rider for more than 12 years, joined the PBR as one of the original members in 1994.
PBR Chief Executive Officer Randy Bernard said, "Glen was a
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said Keeley in January to a Calgary Sun reporter.
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A memorial service for Glen will be held at 2pm Thursday, March 30th, at Stavely Community Center in Stavely, Alberta, Canada (60 Miles south of Calgary on Highway 2).
In Memory Of Glen Keeley
thebullpage.homestead.com, 25 Mar 2000 [cached]
In Memory Of Glen Keeley
The Keeley family would like to thank everyone for their kindness and thoughtfulness and for sharing the sorrow with the passing away of our Glen; our son, our brother, our uncle, our grandson and our friend. A special thank you to Tuff Hedeman, Randy Bernard, Cody Lambert, Cody Custer, Ty Murray, B. J. Kramps, Michael and Robyn Gaffney; you all gave to Glen such dignity in death and dignity to our entire family.
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Please always remember Glen passed on while doing the sport that he loved; he respected the bulls and was well aware of the dangers, yet he always had that wonderful smile and the will to do his best. Sincerely,
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Promise Land injured rider Glen Keeley the previous evening during the first round of competition, and he died later that same evening from his injuries at the University of New Mexico Medical Center.Washburn echoed the feelings of most of the PBR family when he expressed, "No words can really explain how you feel when you lose a good friend."Keeley, 30, was from Nanton, Alberta, Canada and was currently ranked in the top ten in the PBR standings.He was the 1989 Canadian Champion.PBR President Tuff Hedeman said of Keeley's death, "It was a terrible accident.It's hard when you lose a great guy- they don't make truly great guys everyday.What wasn't an accident was that he was in the top 45 and a Canadian champion.That's what we'll remember and appreciate about Glen- that he always did what he loved and managed to become a champion doing it.Every bull rider wants to be where Glen was at- one of the best bull riders in the world who got to ride the best bulls there are.Certainly his life was cut short, but if you could ask him I'm sure Glen would say he wouldn't have done anything differently.Nobody gets to pick their time, you just don't.I know tonight a lot of us didn't know if we could muster up the strength to go on with the competition, but we did and just look at the final round- that's what Glen would have wanted."Tater Porter, who finished third in the event, echoed Hedeman's sentiments."We're like a family.This hit so close to home.During the opening, I think there were tears on every guy's face.
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The riders and PBR staff wore yellow ribbons during the Saturday competition in memory of Keeley.The riders also wore a "68" on their vest, which was Keeley's back number.There was a special prayer and tribute at the opening of the program to honor Keeley as well.
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I've known Glen for 12 years and he loved to ride bulls.That was his life- what he lived for.I think he was fortunate to spend 30 years doing what he dreamed of and loved.That is more important than if he had lived longer, but not lived his dream."Keeley, a bull rider for more than 12 years, joined the PBR as one of the original members in 1994.PBR Chief Executive Officer Randy Bernard said, "Glen was a true gentleman and not only an ambassador for the sport of bull riding but also for the country of Canada.
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"The reason I ride bulls is because I love it," said Keeley in January to a Calgary Sun reporter.In lieu of flowers the family has asked for donations be made to the Stars Air Rescue, a publicly funded service that offers air support to trauma injuries in rural Canada.Stars Air Rescue1441 Aviation Park N.E.Box 570 Calgary, AB.Canada T2E 8M7 A memorial service for Glen will be held at 2pm Thursday, March 30th, at Stavely Community Center in Stavely, Alberta, Canada (60 Miles south of Calgary on Highway 2).
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