The Jousting Life

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Jousting in the News 3-1-12 through 3-14-12

Renaissance Faire offers free admission today for those who braved rain Saturday (article mentions Shane Adams and FMJ, short interview of jouster Rob Combes)

BrisbaneTimes: Knights of Mayhem, Sunday, March 4 (short blurb about KOM showing in Australia, amusing typo describes Charlie Andrews as “the leader of an American pro-jousting troupe ”. I wonder if there are anti-jousting troupes?)

Sun Sentinel: Fairclough 'joust' wants to have fun on History Channel show (interview of James Fairclough from FMJ)

3-8-12 Medieval Times begins its new season (article about Lyndhurst Medieval Times starting its 28th season, includes comments from some of their “knights”)

The Mary Sue: Oldest American Renaissance Faire Hires It’s First Female Jouster (fun article about Virginia Hankins jousting at the Renaissance Pleasure Faire)

Herald and News: ‘Hits like a truck’, Local jouster’s match on ‘Full Metal Jousting’ coming up (interview with David Prewitt of FMJ)

Herald and News: The mechanics behind jousting (misleading title, one short, strange paragraph)

Herald and News: So you think you can joust? (another short, odd little article, mentions David Prewitt of FMJ)

'Full Metal Jousting': James Fairclough Jumps Into Jousting, Hits the Ground Hard (interview with James Fairclough about competing on FMJ)

Yahoo Sports: Full Contact Jousting Championships Approach April 1 (article about the Sherwood Forest Faire jousting tournament, mentions KOM)

James Fairclough of History’s 'Full Metal Jousting' will be guest at Centenary College Cavalrymen fundraiser (article about college fundraiser where James Fairclough of FMJ will be the celebrity guest)

Kilgore News Herald: Faire prepares festivities for St. Patrick’s holiday (article talks about jouster Dustin Stephens and his Four Winds Faire which includes an open jousting tournament)

Reality Blurred: Punching a horse in the head gets a contestant removed from a show in a reality TV first (brief article about FMJ contestant Landon Morris getting kicked off the show, includes video)

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