picture of 2019 The American

Feb 25-Mar 3, 2019

Watch underdog competitors go head to head with some of the best professional rodeo competitors in the PRCA, PBR, and WPRA as they compete for the biggest one-day payout in rodeo: $2 million. 

Epic 8: Caleb Smidt

Epic 8: Caleb Smidt's 6.97-Second Tie-Down Roping Run

Mar 8, 2019

This week, we're bringing you the winning runs and rides of RFD-TV's The American in epic slow-motion so you can see every moment of their victory in detail. Caleb Smidt's run is epic because this self-proclaimed "aggregate cowboy" busted out a 6.97-second run to win the tie-down roping at The American.

Catch every moment of the gritted teeth, tensed muscles and extreme athleticism it takes to win at the highest level of competition, and watch the entire replay archive of the event by clicking HERE.