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In Memory of Lane Frost

This site is in memory of Lane Frost. Lane was born in Lapoint, Utah on October 12 1963. In 1978 the Frost family moved from Vernal Utah. To Lane Ok. Lane was introduced to the rodeo at an early age. His father Clyde Frost was a bronco and bare back rider. When Lane and his family moved to Vernal Utah, Clyde's friend Freckles Brown helped Lane with bull riding. Freckles Brown was 1962 PRCA Bull Ridin Champion. When Lane was riding at a competition in the National High School Rodeo Association Lane met Kellie Kyle and Tuff Hedeman. In 1983 Lane attained full membership in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association at age 19. On Jan. 5 1985 Lane married Kellie Kyle at Kellie's mother and father's ranch in Quanah, Texas. In December 1987 Lane achieved a goal he worked for all his life, and became the 1987 PRCA Bull Riding Champion of the world. However Freckles Brown did not live to see this. Freckles Brown died March of 1987 after a four year battle with cancer. Lane was the last one to ride in the tenth round of the finals. Lane had a 7 event match-up to be the first bull rider ever to ride Red Rock. Lane Frost rode Red Rock. Red Rock was the 1987 World Champion Buckin Bull. In early 1989 Lane was proud to help organize "Bullmania A Tribute to Freckles Brown", a bull ridin event held in Guthrie, Ok. In honor of his friend. Lane wore number 2 in that even. The next year, 1990 the number 2 would be retired in Lane's memory, and hung on a gate chute. The event was renamed to "Bullmania A Tribute to Freckles Brown and Lane Frost" In July 1989 Lane and Kellie worked together as stunt doubles for the movie "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys", about a Bull Rider who came home to Oklahoma. When Lane took some time off to go to Cheyenne Wyoming to compete in the "Cheyenne Frontier Days" Rodeo. On July 30 1989 after riding his 8 seconds, Lane was killed by the bull he just dismounted from. The bulls name is "Takin Care of Bussiness" Lane Frost Died on the last day of the "Cheyenne Frontier Days" Rodeo. Lane's funeral was held on August 2, 1989 at First Baptist Church in Atoka, Ok. and then Lane was laid to rest at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hugo Ok., near his good friend Freckles Brown. Lane Frost was inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame on August 2nd 1990. He was the youngest cowboy ever to be inducted at the age of 25. In 1990 Garth Brooks released the video "The Dance" It had clips of Lane Frost in it. In 1992 the movie "8 seconds" was released to tell the story of Lane Frost. Although they added some stuff and took out some stuff. Lane and Kellie never fought like the movie showed they did!

Lane Frost

Lane Frost at 1989 National Finals Rodeo

Lane Frost rides

Lane Frost rides a bull at the 1989 National Finials Rodeo.

Tuff Hedeman

After Lane Frost's death, Tuff Hedeman rode an extra 8 seconds for Lane Frost. Tuff Hedeman won the National Finals Rodeo then rode extra 8 seconds in Memory of Lane Frost. Tuff used his hat to make the bull buck

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