The ancient sport of jousting is experiencing a renaissance. Spurred on by growing interest in all things medieval, partly on the back of the success of television programmes like Game of Thrones and the Tudors, tournaments are springing up across the country. Just last weekend, thousands flocked to Cardiff Castle to travel back in time for a display of medieval pageantry, including combat and jousting.

Source: What it takes to be a jouster, the fittest sportsman of them all

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