“I said, ‘Lord, you know what’s going on and there’s always a reason,’” he answered with conviction. “I think we’re going to come out of it even better. I never doubt and worry and say what are we going to do now? Another door will be opened up.”



Family is the foundation for Bruce and his wife, Sherry. Through all the recent turmoil he has faced, family has been the rock of support. Bruce’s five gold buckles made him famous. Family has made Bruce Ford into the man he is and the man he chooses to be.



A man doesn’t win five world championships without a little help from his friends. Bruce and Sherry have plenty of friends, and that’s been a saving grace for the Fords as they work to rebuild everything they lost in the floods. It’s just that important.

Colorado flood touches the rodeo world, destroying home of ProRodeo Hall of Famer


With an area of flooding described in local newscasts to be “the size of the state of Connecticut,” Coloradans of all stripes were impacted by nature’s power.

After wreaking havoc west of Interstate 25, floodwaters raced eastward, destroying roads, bridges and everything else in their path, including the home of five-time PRCA world champion bareback rider and ProRodeo Hall of Fame cowboy Bruce Ford.