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Taken at the Murphy’s Creek Rodeo, Queensland Australia on 20th March 2010.
Apart from trying to stay on the bull for eight seconds, it must be a real art to hit the ground in a second or less and hopefully not be injured.

Featured in the BRISSIE Group 8th August 2010
Featured in ANIMALS AND PEOPLE 14.08.2010


australia, brisbane, bullride, cowboy, fall, flight, murphys creek, rodeo


  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 4 years ago

    excellent capture Linda

  • Thankyou Kathy!

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  • RebeccaBlackman
    RebeccaBlackmanabout 4 years ago

    Great action shot, well captured….

  • Thankyou Rebecca very much!

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  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alabout 4 years ago

    Also a rough one. LOL. Good shot Linda.

  • Gooday Al; I just entered it for a challenge about Movement; I thought it might fit ok. Yes, rough indeed; it’s just young men doing what they must do…lol…thanks, Linda

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  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanabout 4 years ago

    Wow! what action … this is a great catch Linda … love it♥

  • Thankyou Bev; you are always so encouraging!..xx Linda

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  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyabout 4 years ago

    wow! neat action shot, linda! looks like that bull is coming right for you!

  • Thankyou Nadine; it was coming in my direction; I did pull the camera back at the last minute fortunately. Had the lens licked by a bull once when I wasn’t paying attention! Thankyou for looking and taking the time to comment…..xx LInda

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  • lynmel
    lynmelabout 4 years ago

    It apears as if you were in the ring (brave girl), fantastic. I’m sure the rider would have been spiting dirt when he came up.

  • Lucky boy if he wasn’t spitting teeth I reckon. They are so very brave unlike me (no not inside the ring, but close enough for my liking) Pulled the camera back in a hurry though. Thankyou for commenting Lyn….xx LInda

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  • hereforfun
    hereforfunabout 4 years ago

    Eat my dust…… awesome action shot,l reckon that hurt just a liitle bit !

  • They are tough those cowboys; I do hear a few bones go snap crackle pop! Thanks for your comment!

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  • GiselaSchneider
    GiselaSchneiderabout 4 years ago

    fantastic action shot and so well composed, wonderful clarity ! Great angle and perspective !!!

  • Just lucky Gisela; thanks so much for your lovely comment!

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  • Trish Threlfall
    Trish Threlfallabout 4 years ago

    excellnt action shot my friend :))

  • Gooday Trish; one action shot freak to another; mine are dusty yours are watery…thanks for your comment……….xxxLinda

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  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “Brissie! It’s short for Brisbane”

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • Whoopee G; fantastic!…..Linda

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