BELTON, Texas — We're hearing from the young bull rider who was saved by his dad after getting bucked off.
The video of Landis Hooks throwing his body over son Cody to protect him from the charging bull has gone viral.
It happened at the Belton Rodeo, between Austin and Waco.
Cody, who's from Louisiana, posted the video of himself getting bucked off the bull and laying helplessly on the ground on Instagram.
He thanked the bullfighters who did their best to distract the angry beast and, of course, his dad.
“Not one to post falling off, but big thanks to my dad @hooks.landis and the bullfighters last night in Belton, Tx could’ve been a hella lot worse. #blessed,” his post read.
Today, Cody has some words of wisdom for other rodeo cowboys.
"Don't let that stop you. it's going to happen, be ready for it, it's coming. One day or another, you can't get around it," Cody advised other bull riders. "You just got to bear down through it, you know. Don't let go."
Cody and his dad are expected to fully recover. In fact, he said he'll get back on the bulls and ride again as soon as the doctor clears him.