America’s Jousting Renaissance! (Must Be Stopped!)

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America’s Jousting Renaissance! (Must Be Stopped!) America’s Jousting Renaissance! (Must Be Stopped!)
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America’s Jousting Renaissance! (Must Be Stopped!)

by Zach Dundas

July 21, 2010

Last Sunday, a much-discussed (among alt-sports nerds such as myself, at least) The New York Times Magazine feature posed a pressing question: “Is Jousting the Next Extreme Sport?” Along with memorably cuckoo quotes from jousting fans and, uh, “professional jousters,” and one of the greatest correction notes in journalism history (scroll down), Dashka Slater’s article provides entree into the weird world of modern jousting.

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