Chasing Maine: The rodeo clown

A rodeo clown discusses what it's like to partake in the most dangerous eight seconds in sports.

by | October 10, 2021

Rodeo clown Cliff “Hollywood” Harris, a recent performer at the Cumberland Fair, talks about the ups and downs of rodeo entertainment. Harris and other rodeo participants make their livings via a life and death proposition in the “most dangerous eight seconds in sports.”

Chasing Maine is a video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State. Subscribe to the Chasing Maine playlist on YouTube.

Roger McCord

Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.