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Rider Keisner & Bethany Liles - Specialty Act

Rider Kiesner grew up as a 5th generation Cowboy. He was given a Will Rogers trick roping kit at the age of nine and began performing a Wild West act in Professional rodeo with his family shortly after. Kiesner went on to become a 4X World Champion Trick Roper , 2X World Champion Gun Spinner, and a 2X World Champion All Around Performer. He got his own PRCA act card when he was 18. Rider has many accomplishments including:7X NFR performer, 9X Cheyenne Frontier Days, Ram National Circuit Finals, 2X Prairie Circuit Finals, California Circuit Finals and Mountain State Circuit Finals. Riders biggest accomplishment came in 2020 when he and his girlfriend Bethany Iles won the PRCA Dress Act of the Year .

Bethany started trick riding at just nine years old. Despite not being raised in a horse or rodeo family the lifestyle captivated her . At 10 she and her twin and little sister began performing at rodeos across the Midwest performing both trick and Roman riding acts. At age 18 Bethany decided to pursue trick riding full time earning her PRCA card which had been a dream of hers. She and Rider Kiesner joined forces when she was 19 and have performed at many big events such as the Mountain state Circuit Finals, Prairie Circuit Finals, Great Lakes Circuit Finals, the American Royal in Kanas City Mo, Road to the horse and many more. The two competed on two tv shows one being the NBC Sparten Ultimate Team Challenge the other TBS Go Big Show . Their biggest accomplishment was winning the title of 2020 PRCA Dress Act of the Year. Bethany loves the art of trick riding and aims to honor the sport and the woman that came before her.

Miss Rodeo America 2022 Hailey Frederiksen

Hailey Frederiksen was crowned Miss Rodeo America 2022 on December 5, 2021 at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. With family roots in ranching, Hailey is a first- generation college graduate from Colorado State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences with a minor in Agricultural Business. Following her reign as Miss Rodeo America 2022, she plans to obtain a masters in Agricultural Communications and use her ambition and passion to continue her work as an #agvocate.

Prior to being selected as Miss Rodeo America 2022, the 24-year-old daughter of Trevin and Megan Frederiksen, represented the Centennial State as Miss Rodeo Colorado 2020-2021. Hailey enjoys riding horses, barrel racing, breakaway roping, and dancing.

During her reign as the official representative of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Hailey will travel around 150,000 miles and appear at nearly 100 rodeo performances. She will also make appearances at schools, civic groups and other special events in order to educate the public and create awareness about the sport of rodeo and promote the western culture and way of life by educating the general public on topics including ranching and farming heritage, and the agriculture industry.

Hailey will serve as a spokesperson at a variety of promotional events and model in commercial advertisements for western clothiers, publications, sponsors and other service providers to the western industry. Miss Rodeo America symbolizes the youth of our nation who wish to further promote Agriculture, and the sport of Professional Rodeo, and in doing so, promotes the great western way of life. She is the ideal, agriculturally oriented American young woman, who embodies professionalism, speaks intelligently, and has integrity, good character, knowledge and grace. She consistently models and demonstrates these characteristics as she travels extensively across our country and at times, to other countries as well.

For more information or to schedule Miss Rodeo America please visit www.missrodeoamerica.com

Miss Rodeo America 2022

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