A bad wreck at the 2017 Reno Rodeo, nearly cost bareback rider Chad Rutherford his life — and afterward, he was sure it cost him his career. 

But with his family and friends at his side and through meeting his now-wife Katie, Rutherford found the encouragement and support he needed to get back in saddle. 

Chad, wife Katie, mom Toni, and traveling partner Evan Jayne talk about the mental and physical toll of his injury and how Chad found his way back to rodeo. 

Rutherford is currently No. 16 in the World Standings with just a few weeks to go to break into the top 15 and qualify for the NFR. But he and Katie are confident this is his year. 

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