Photo courtesy of lanefrost.com
On this day in July 30, 1989, at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
After completing a successful 91-point ride on a bull named Takin’ Care of Business the bull turned and hit him in the back with his horn breaking several of his ribs. He initially got up and took a few of steps then he fell to the ground. He was rushed to Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Frost was 25 years old
Frost was the PRCA World Champion Bull Rider in 1987 and was inducted into the in Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1990
Lane Frost was laid to rest in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hugo, Oklahoma.
Here is a song that Aaron Watson wrote about Lane Frost called ‘July In Cheyenne”