Crazy Careers

Rodeo Clown

Rodeo Clown

Career Advice on How to Become A Rodeo Clown

You might be wondering how one actually becomes a rodeo clown. What sort of career planning results in this job decision? The fact of the matter is that several wrong turns must first be taken in life before one can have the distinct pleasure as serving as a decoy for a bull.  Are rodeo clown’s tough?  Well, yes, of course they are tough.  In fact, there are two kinds of rodeo clowns: tough rodeo clowns and dead rodeo clowns.

Career Facts:

It takes a special kind of man (yes, women usually aren’t quite this crazy) to dress up as a clown and taunt a two thousand pound angry bull for their career.  Specially, the rodeo clown is supposed to distract the other crazy person in the rodeo ring, the bull rider, when he is thrown from the bull.   What do rodeo clowns call themselves when they are telling people what they do for a living or trying to “pick up a cowgirl” at their local “watering hole?”  The politically correct term for the rodeo clown is a “rodeo protection athlete.”

Career Opportunities and Job Outlook-Unknown:

Well, now the sky is the limit for a rodeo clown AKA rodeo protection athlete.  Many rodeo clown’s, such as Donald Trump, Michael Jordan, Pee Wee Herman and Mel Gibson have gone on to enjoy great fame, sign enormous promotion deals and even form their own massive corporations.  Actually, that hasn’t happened.  The sky is the limit only if the bull finally catches a rodeo clown.

A Day in The Life:

A day in the life of a rodeo clown begins with a rodeo clown waking up screaming, “Oh my god, its true! I am really a rodeo clown!”  This is followed by a quick examination of various bruises and lacerations before a quick trip to the local liquor store for some smokes.  Occasionally, rodeo clowns will be married to perplexed women who will also be wondering, “What happened?”

Once at work, a rodeo clown attempts to keep from being killed by a bull.

Average Salary:

Depending on how many “gigs” a rodeo clown get per year, a rodeo clown can earn around $50,000, but this figure can vary greatly.

Career Training and Qualifications:

A degree of athletic ability is required as it is often difficult to elude an insanely angry bull.  Also a degree of insanity is a plus.

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