Zach Fulkerson has never qualified for Loretta Lynn's. Alexander Frye has won it twice. No matter the past accomplishments, each athlete follows the same qualifying process to make it to Loretta Lynn's. As they move through the "Area" qualifiers, the pressure continues to build as each rider competes for a spot on the gate at the Regionals. In the ultimate test of strength, endurance, preparedness and skill, our athletes learn how to preserve through both defeat and victory on their quest to a Loretta Lynn's championship.