Full Metal Jousting: Meet the jousters

Full Metal Jousting History ChannelHot on the heels of Knights of Mayhem comes Full Metal Jousting, the History Channels new competition based reality show. Full Metal Jousting is hosted by Shane Adams. Shane is the one-time friend, now arch rival to Charlie Andrews, the head of Knights of Mayhem. And now they have rival shows. While Knights of Mayhem was more of a docu-drama, Full Metal Jousting is a competition based show.

According to the bios the jousters include stuntmen, polo players, Medieval Times performers and bull riders. The contestants will be separated onto two teams, a red team and a black team. Each week one contestant will be eliminated via a jousting match between a member of the read team and a member of the black team, loser goes home.

The 16 jousters are:

Full Metal Jousting premieres tonight, 12 February, at 2200 ET on the History Channel (USA).

Check out our Episode 1 Recap of Full Metal Jousting.

About Full Metal Jousting

HISTORY is bringing back the most dangerous collision sport in history and transforming it into a 21st-century event. But this is no Renaissance fair as the toughest riders in the nation face off in a bone-crushing competition for big money. It’s as intense as it was 500 years ago, but with a twist: Traditional armor is replaced by modern suits of steel, while action is captured by high-speed cameras. Each episode features full-contact jousts in which jousters charge and collide at 30 miles an hour, and every joust is a test of courage and strength requiring nerves of steel. The last man standing takes home the cash as this extreme sport is reborn.

2 comments
mikem333
mikem333

how do i get on the 2nd season have horses ride everyday. never jousted but want to try this but cant find out how to get on this show

Mattias McLaubrin
Mattias McLaubrin

So I have been watching Full Metal Jousting and Knights of mayhem. Have to admit I prefer full metal jousting. They are both trying to bring exposure to the sport.  I think if you are trying to make a sport viable, you have to bring it into the 21st century. I love the medieval time period, but i think the knights of mayhem look kinda tacky. I think the presentation is childish with all the bickering  floating around. The knights of mayhem are definitly tough guys and I have a respect for what they do, but they  just seem like a bunch dicks. Full metal jousting seems more like a modern sport, and is presented in a professional manner. I think for jousting to become a successful modern sport, full metal jousting presents jousting in a better way. I also think for the sport to become viable the size and shape of the grand gaurd has to be set, and a uniform set of rules and points needs to be agreed upon..