Human and animal athletes were on display at the Abbotsford Centre on Saturday. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO & SLIDESHOW: PBR invades Abbotsford Centre

Professional bull riding entertains thousands in attendance on Saturday

The stars of PBR Canada invaded the Abbotsford Centre on Saturday night for the tour’s annual stop.

Saskatchewan’s Jared Parsonage took home the top prize, going a perfect two-for two and earning 173 points.

Parsonage takes home a cheque for $5,533 with the win. He edged out Alberta’s Jordan Hansen (169.5) and Alberta’s Logan Biever (168) in the victory.

Hookasaurus was named the high-marked bull of the event. The bovine athlete earned a 43-point bull score for his 2.66-second buckoff of in the championship round.

For more on the show, read Wednesday’s print edition of the Abbotsford News.

Video by: Joshua Watkins/Black Press

Slideshow by: Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News

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