Everybody knows that Hungarians are good horse riders. They are good at bulls too. Now, it is official.
Some weeks ago the 19-year old David Lakatos, who uses the nickname “Bendegúz” won the title of the best European bull rider.
The competition took place in France, and the trophy means Bendegúz has a good chance to represent the old continent in the USA in 2014.
If it really happens, he will be the first European who can participate in a professional bull riding competition in America.
Bendegúz’s name is a new in the international scene, but not in his homeland.
Ha started to ride a horse as early as 7, and he was only 12 when he first rode a bull.
Until new, the young guy has won the Hungarian championship twice.
Now he is a school leaver at an agricultural vocational secondary school in Székeshehérvár, Hungary.
He would like to study agriculture at university, hut his big dream is to be a professional bull rider in the USA.