The Jousting Life

Friday, April 13, 2012

Jousting in the News 4-1-12 Through 4-12-12

Lots of articles about the premiere of “Full Metal Jousting” on Canada's History Television.

Winnipeg Free Press: TV's 'Full Metal Jousting' marks renaissance of extreme Middle Ages sport (discusses FMJ, lots of quotes from Shane Adams)

Grantland: A Chat With a Full Metal Jousting Semi-Finalist About 'The Most Dangerous Sport in History' (a rather positive review of FMJ with an interview of Matt Hiltman. Personal note: I like the fact that he emphasizes the importance of the horses.)

Huffington Post: 'Full Metal Jousting' Host Shane Adams: 'It's The Next Extreme Sport' (interview with Shane Adams of FMJ, includes FMJ trailer) Full Metal Jousting Debuts on History Television
(about premiere of FMJ in Canada, includes video of Shane Adams)

The Chronicle Herald: Living the dream of being knight in shining armour (about Canada premiere of FMJ, lots of quotes from Shane Adams)

Winnipeg Free Press: Dinner served in a toilet, then a rousing joust (discusses the Canadian premiere of FMJ, and a food show called “World's Weirdest Restaurants”)

Winnipeg Free Press: TV Tips For Wednesday, April 4 (very brief article that recommends watching FMJ)

Winnipeg Free Press: Today on tv (very briefly mentions FMJ)

The Globe and Mail: TV: Five shows worth watching tonight (briefly mentions FMJ)

Lakes Mail: Joust in time for a change (very, very brief interview with jouster Simon Turner)

About My Area UK: Easter Weekend Spectacular At Sewerby Hall And Gardens
(about event which features a jousting demonstration)

The Record: Full Metal Jousting marks renaissance of extreme sport (yet another article about FMJ on Canada TV, much of the same info)

Market Watch: Shane Adams From the Series Full Metal Jousting on HISTORY Will Burst Onto the Scene at the Midwest Horse Fair (about the Midwest Horse Fair where Shane Adams and the Knights of Valour will be giving jousting demonstrations)

Times of Malta: Medieval Mdina Returns This Weekend (about a festival in the medieval city of Mdina that includes jousting)

Neon Tommy: Medieval Meets Modern In World Of California Jousting
(about the jousting school run by James Zoppe and The American Jousting Alliance, includes video)

Toro Magazine: Full Metal Jousting
(another article about FMJ, featuring an interview with Shane Adams)


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