Jousting in Britain: a modern day Knight’s Tale

Carisbrooke (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Thundering at each other with lances while dressed in full armour, modern-day knights still practice the ancient sporting tradition of jousting at historic sites in the United Kingdom, following in the centuries-old hoof prints of their predecessors. “It’s not pretend. This is the real thing,” says Dominic Sewell, one of the UK’s best known jousters and trainers.


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