PRESS RELEASE: Overwhelming Support For Late Bull Rider Mason Lowe

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DENVER, CO, January 23, 2019 – The National Western Stock Show and PBR (Professional Bull Riders) would like to thank the incredible fans, friends, bull riding family and the entire stock show community for helping raise over $200,000 for the family of Mason Lowe.

“The outpour of support from so many people has been tremendous, and we hope this will provide some small amount of comfort for the Lowe family during this difficult time and the days ahead,” said Paul Andrews, President & CEO, National Western Stock Show.

“The generosity of so many is a comfort to the Lowe family in a time of extraordinary grief,” said Sean Gleason, CEO, PBR. “Mason’s wife Abbey asked me to relay her sincerest gratitude to everyone who has extended thoughts, prayers and donations.”

Mason Lowe, a 25-year-old professional bull rider, died Tuesday, January 15th from chest injuries sustained during the PBR event at the National Western Stock Show. Funeral services for Mason Lowe were held Wednesday morning at the Open Bible Praise Center in Boonville, Missouri.

Donations can still be made in the name of Mason Lowe at or by mail to National Western Stock Show, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver, CO 80216. All Make checks payable to the National Western Stock Show and please note Mason Lowe on the check.

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About the National Western Stock Show

Established in 1906, the National Western Stock Show is a 501(c) (3) charitable organization that provides college and graduate level scholarships in agricultural-related fields of study. Its mission is to serve producers and consumers throughout the world by being the premier stock show, equestrian competitions and center for year-round events. The 16-day show also serves as an entertainment arena, hosting one of the world's richest regular season professional rodeos, family and educational shows plus Colorado's largest western trade show. For more information, visit