Barrel racer keeps competing at National Finals Rodeo at age 68

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - One contender at the National Finals Rodeo is proving that age is just a number.

Professional barrel racer Mary Burger, 68, walked into Thursday night's competition as the front runner and favorite. Burger is in sixth place but still has several more showings to go.

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She has no plans of slowing down.

"It's just what I do," Burger said.

13 Action News spoke to several cowboys who said they're big fans of hers and doubt their mother or grandmother could do what she does.

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