PBR Kansas City Invitational

Mason Lowe rides Cochise during the Professional Bull Riders, Built Ford Tough Series at the Sprint Center, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. 

DENVER (AP) — A professional bull rider is dead after being injured during a competition at the annual National Western Stock Show in Denver.

The Professional Bull Riders Association said Mason Lowe died Tuesday evening and extended its condolences and sympathies to his wife Abbey and his family.

Lowe was 25 and from Exeter, Missouri. He was ranked 18th in the world.

Update from the National Western Stock Show:

DENVER, CO – Professional bull rider, Mason Lowe, 25, passed away yesterday evening following injuries sustained at the Professional Bull Riders event at the National Western Stock Show.
 
“Our entire rodeo family and every member of the Stock Show community is saddened by the loss of bull rider Mason Lowe,” said Paul Andrews, National Western Stock Show President and CEO. “Our hearts and thoughts are with the Lowe family, his fellow bull riders and the entire PBR organization. The National Western Stock Show and the PBR will have a tribute tonight in honor of Mason."
 
The PBR Finals will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in the Coliseum. The NWSS and PBR will conduct a special in-arena fundraiser for the Lowe family.
 
Together, the NWSS and the PBR also are working to set up a fundraising page for those interested in donating to the Lowe family. Details to follow.