Chase Outlaw is a professional bull rider who has won several events and championships in his career. He is also a father of six children, one of whom tragically passed away in October 2022. Cashleigh “Cash” Outlaw, 11, died on October 14, 2022, at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. Her death has shocked and saddened the bull riding community and fans around the world. Here is what we know so far about Chase Outlaw’s daughter cause of death and how her family and friends are coping with the loss.
Cash Outlaw’s Medical Condition
According to her obituary, Cash Outlaw was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was just two and a half years old. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone that helps regulate blood sugar levels. People with Type 1 diabetes need to take insulin injections or use an insulin pump to manage their condition. They also need to monitor their blood sugar levels regularly and follow a healthy diet and exercise plan.
Cash Outlaw did not let her diabetes slow her down. She was an active fifth-grade student at Russellville Intermediate School who enjoyed gymnastics, singing, dancing, talking, telling stories, coon hunting, and deer hunting. She was also a true cowgirl who loved horses, being outside, and dreamed of being a trick rider and getting a Ranch Management degree. She was full of life, a free spirit who always had a smile on her face, her hand on her hip, and was the light of her parents’ lives.
Cash Outlaw’s Hospitalization and Death
It is not clear what exactly led to Cash Outlaw’s hospitalization and death. Reports say that she was admitted to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital a few weeks before her death. Her obituary does not mention the cause of death or the circumstances surrounding it. It is possible that her diabetes may have played a role in her death, but this has not been confirmed by the family or the authorities.
Cash Outlaw died on October 14, 2022, at the hospital. Her funeral service was held on October 18, 2022, at 2 p.m. at the CrossRoads Cowboy Church in El Paso, Arkansas. She is survived by her parents, Chase Outlaw and Brett Ann Riddle, along with their spouses, Nicole outlaw and Chism Riddle. She also leaves behind two brothers and three sisters.
Condolences and Tributes from the Bull Riding Community
Cash Outlaw’s death has been met with an outpouring of condolences and tributes from the bull riding community and fans. The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) organization posted a message on their Instagram account asking for thoughts and prayers for Chase Outlaw and his family as they mourn the loss of their daughter. Many other bull riders, coaches, commentators, sponsors, and fans also expressed their grief and support for the Outlaw family on social media.
Chase Outlaw’s coach, Cord McCoy, told Wrangler Network that Friday was the toughest day in bull riding that the team concept has ever hit for the Oklahoma Freedom team that Chase is part of. He said that they got to go in the locker room after the event and close the door, and they kind of got to talk to each other and console each other, pray together. He said that there were a lot of things to talk about, but not much of it was about bull riding. He said that they prayed for the Outlaw family and that this changed their perspective.
Chase Outlaw has not made any public statement about his daughter’s death yet. He is likely spending time with his family and grieving in private. He is expected to return to the bull riding circuit soon and continue his career as one of the best riders in the world.