The World's Toughest Rodeo returns to Cedar Rapids this weekend.  World-renowned bareback, saddle bronc, and bull riding on display. Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey makes his triumphant return to C.R. and you can check out the Ostrich races too!

The Midwest’s fastest cowgirls will also compete in the Women’s Barrel Racing.

More info right here.

Here's my interview with Cowboy Anthony Lucia, your host tonight and tomorrow night. At the end he mentions a special pre-show event that will get you up close and personal with the rodeo crew.