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You may have watched a joust before -- presented as a curious spectacle for a local fair, or as part of the entertainment at a kitschy historical tourist attraction. But you've never seen jousting as it happens at St Ives Medieval Faire's World Jousting Championship. There, it is a serious, dangerous, competitive sport, practised with all the pomp and chivalrous ceremony of the jousts that took place more than 500 years ago.


Let's say you're cool with the violence of mixed martial arts, but feel like it's missing something. The kind of thing you can only really get from two medieval dudes covered in armour beating the shit out of each other with swords.