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Youth not wasted on the 19-year-old Pro Bull Riders leader

Youth not wasted on the 19-year-old Pro Bull Riders leader

It’s not just the bulls who buck forward so rapidly on the Pro Bull Riders circuit that returns to Honda Center this weekend.

The careers of the riders also operate at turbulent warp speed.

A year ago, Ducks defenseman Josh Manson, 25, spent quality time reuniting with Tanner Byrne, Manson’s boyhood friend from Prince Albert, Canada, who proceeded to masterfully conclude festivities by winning that week’s PBR stop in Anaheim.

This time, Byrne, 25, has been sidelined all season by a practice-pen shoulder injury before the season opener in New York and 19-year-old Montanan Jess Lockwood is leading the circuit with two victories and more than $160,000 already banked after...

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