Adrian Buckaroogirl Brannan
Adrian “Buckaroogirl” is a 20 something firecracker who is equally at home in the branding pen, ranch bronc or stage, who burst onto the western music scene at just 14 years old.
When she began sharing her songs of Nevada and cowboy’in as seen through the eyes of a young woman, the cowboy world hadn’t seen many girls of her caliber performing. But her old soul lyrics and powerful voice related to young cowboys and cowgirls, buckaroos and cowpunchers of the old west alike.
As a student majoring in International Relations and languages, Adrian began taking her time off the road to connect with young women her age through her weekly “Dear Cowgirl” posts on social media and blog. These open letters/poems to women around the world have sparked a massive following for their honest and upfront manner, and continued openness about Adrian’s experiences as a domestic violence survivor.
Western Horseman Magazine has called her the “buckaroo’s Taylor Swift” and have chosen her song, The Will James Days, from her first CD, Highway 80, as one of the 13 Best Western Songs of All Times. Also from Highway 80, her songs, Old Time Vaquero and Praise Him for the Pequaps have found their way into multiple western videos.
Adrian’s second CD, Boots, and Pearls was produced by Tom Russell who said in The Cowboy Way Magazine, “I heard the clear potential. I
Ariana Luterman is 18 years old and a powerhouse triathlon athlete and philanthropist. In this podcast we talk about her start in the sport of triathlon as well as her being the founder of Team Ariana. The organization has raised over $150,000 in the past six years benefitting over 5000 homeless children, while inspiring thousands of other kids and adults to follow the Team Ariana mission – to live a healthy lifestyle, find a passion, pursue it, and give back to others in a personally meaningful way. You will enjoy listening to this vibrant and inspiring young lady.
2:00 Ariana started her triathlon career at seven years old
4:40 Training for triathlon
5:54 Ariana explains the sport of triathlon
11:00 The mental part of the sport
15:00 Creating Team Ariana
17:40 Good parenting makes a difference
20:00 The affects of social media on young people
22:20 Ariana’s advice to her peers
25:42 Ariana and her Dad compete together
28:35 Awards, Honors, Accolades
32:22 The Dallas Marathon
42:40 Ariana talks about creating a life that she loves
45:50 Ariana talks about writing a book
48:10 Headed off to college
49:37 Final thoughts
Youtube video of Dallas Marathon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbXy2vkJxSk Stay true and be you —
Annie Create a Life You Love
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