FRESNO, Calif. – Brazilian bull cyclist Amadeu Campos Silva was killed Sunday from injuries endured at a Professional Bull Cyclist’s Rate Trip occasion in Fresno, Cali., according to PBR Chief Executive Officer Sean Gleason. Silva was 22.

“Earlier today, young Brazilian bull cyclist Amadeu Campos Silva was associated with an awful accident at the Velocity Tour occasion in Fresno,” Gleason stated in a Twitter message on Sunday. “He was delivered to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, CA., where he passed away. Our heart breaks for Amadeu’s friends and family.”

Earlier today, young Brazilian bull biker Amadeu Campos Silva was associated with a terrible wreck at the Speed Tour event in Fresno. He was carried to Area Regional Medical Center in Fresno, CA., where he died. Our heart breaks for Amadeu’s family and also close friends.

— Sean Gleason (@pbrceo)

had also completed in the Fresno Invitational on Saturday gaining 6 trip points and also winning nearly $800. He was presently ranked No. 89 in the PBR world standings with occupation earnings of nearly $42,000.

“At 22, he was a bull cyclist with a great deal of assurance, coming to the U.S. after competing in PBR Brazil in 2017 and also 2018 to seek his desire of a Globe Championship,” Gleason’s statement proceeded. “In 2019, he was jogger up at the Brazilian Finals and that year, made his UNITED STATE launching on the Rate Trip in Edinburg, Texas; 11 months later he made it to the premier series in Manchester, N.H. At the end of the 2020 season, one of Amadeu’s life desires was accomplished: he rode in the PBR Globe Finals. This period, on the Speed Tour, he was again angling to rise to the elite level.

“Amadeu was an increasing celebrity in our sporting activity; a cowboy with so much potential on as well as off the dust. The whole PBR as well as western sports family members prolong our thoughts, petitions, and wholehearted condolences to Amadeu’s friends and family. Please state a petition tonight for them, and might Amadeu’s heart forever rest in tranquility.”

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