Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Brian Kelsey Runs With the Bulls in Pamplona, Rocks Cute Red Scarf

Posted By on Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 1:57 PM

click to enlarge Brian & Pedro en Espania!
  • Brian & Pedro en Espania!

Pamplona's ‘encierro,' or "running of the bulls," always claims a few casualties. This year two Americans were injured and one British man was gored in the groin. But State Senator Brian Kelsey, the pride of Cordova, made the entire run without incident. Here's a post-run photo of Kelsey and his friend Pedro. 


Kelsey wore the traditional white and red of a bull runner, although we can't quite make out the logo on his shirt. It looks like it might be a Hindu pope flashing a peace sign. It's recommended that bull runners not wear waistbands and scarfs because it gives the bull's horns something to catch on, but some knots are safer than others, and the longstanding (and adorable) tradition, honoring Saint Fermin of Amiens, continues unabated. 

Just when we thought Kelsey's mirror selfie couldn't be topped...

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