Champion Bull Riding Cowboy, and Vice President of the PBR, Cody Lambert (born December 2, 1961) is a former professional saddle bronc & bull rider who created the protective vest
that most Professional Bull Riders wear, after seeing the death of his friend, Lane Frost at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo in Cheyenne, Wyoming. on July 30, 1989.
Cody, Lane Frost, Ty Murray, Jim Sharp and Tuff Hedeman frequently rode the rodeo circuit together.
Cody was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame
Cody Lambert retired from bull riding at the end of the 1996 PBR World Finals. He is currently the Vice President and Livestock Director of the PBR,
as well as a judge at its Built Ford Tough Series events. On occasions he also provides some color commentary on Versus-televised PBR events. He currently makes his home in Merkel, Texas.