Episode 16: Adriano Moraes – the man behind 3 world championships

We’re really excited to bring you something a bit different today – it’s not a story directly related to cattle stations, but there are some connections and we felt it was a story worth telling.

In September 2019, 3-time Professional Bull Riding (PBR) world champion Adriano Moraes travelled from his home country of Brazil, all the way to Broome in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia. He travelled over to teach bull riding clinics hosted by an organization by the name of Saltwater Country.

Saltwater Country is committed to using a strength-based approach to create a rite of passage for Aboriginal people to train, work and compete together. They are giving at-risk youth an alternative way of being involved in life, learning life skills on country and become re-engaged in the world around them through training & employment based on experiential learning and genuine Aboriginal-lead outcomes.

Now, it’s not every day you get to sit down with a 3-time world champion and pick their brains. We wanted to take the opportunity to sit down with Adriano and go beyond the same old conversations about bull riding, and find out more about the incredible man who went from extreme poverty to World Champion.

You can listen to the episode on the Apple Podcast app by clicking here, on the Spotify app by clicking here or through the media player below.

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Todays episode is supported by Dunnings Fuel. Dunning’s operate their fleet of trucks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and on a daily basis Dunning’s have trucks operating across Western Australia – Dunning’s keeps the whole state running.