Bull rider Reid Oftedahl was injured during Round 2 while aboard Rafter H Rodeo Livestock’s Under the Influence. Oftedahl, who is from Raymond, Minn., was thrown forward and hit the bull’s head and tossed to the arena dirt.
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Oftedahl, who was wearing a helmet, was sidelined for the remainder of the 2022 because of the injuries during the ride.
Dr. Tandy Freeman, co-medical director and orthopedic surgeon for the Justin Sportsmedicine team, provided ProRodeo Sports News with the following update Saturday afternoon.
“He was admitted to the ICU at UMC Trauma Center (Friday night, Dec. 2), with a head injury and neck injury and he’s in stable condition and improving,” Freeman said.
Oftedahl, 28, was making his Wrangler NFR debut in 2022. He qualified in the No. 15 spot in the PRCA | RAM World Standings with $97,944.
Courtesy of PRCA