Bridger Chambers finishes NFR as No. 2 in the world

Bridger Chambers finishes NFR as No. 2 in the world

LAS VEGAS — Bridger Chambers said he was going to swing for the fences as he he headed to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

Well, Chambers connected and gave it a ride. The Stevensville native who lives in Butte closed the 10-night event as the No. 2 steer wrestler in the world.

Chambers tied for second in Saturday’s final go around and his 10 nights in Sin City ran his 2018 earnings total to $216,761.86. He went into the NFR with $81,175.35 in earnings.

Tyler Waguespack of Gonzales, Louisiana, took home the world championship belt buckle. He won a total of $260,013.35. Will Lummus of West Point, Missouri, placed third, while 2017 champion Tyler Pearson of Louisville, Missouri, placed sixth.

This season marks the first time Chambers appeared in the Wranglers National Rodeo Finals.

Click here for the final standings.

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