Don't Miss Out On HISTORY's Full Metal Jousting This Sunday


Wellington, FL - March 2, 2012 - This Sunday features the fourth installment of HISTORY's Full Metal Jousting. The one-hour series premier debuted Sunday, February 12, 2012, but the stellar reviews have continued long after. The show features sixteen of the toughest warriors in the country facing off in a high impact competition, including James H. Fairclough II. The show begins at 10 p.m. on HISTORY, and is sure to provide the best of un-choreographed jousting competitions.   

Renowned jouster Shane Adams hosts Full Metal Jousting, providing feedback each week on the riders' attempts. The 10-part series features fu ll-contact jousts with competitors going  head-to-head on horseback in brutal tests of strength, endurance and courage. High-speed cameras capture every punishing blow as jousters charge and collide at 30 miles per hour. The last man standing takes home a $100,000 cash prize.  \


Living and training together, the 16 Full Metal Jousting contestants prepared for battle. Their backgrounds vary from an ex-Marine stunt man and a professional polo player to a bull rider. Fairclough's show jumping experience is what made him a prime candidate, but each rider had to prove themselves worthy during an extensive week of training, All have a full contact background with nerves of steel to bring back history's oldest sport in its rookie season.

"I have heard nothing but positive feedback about the show," Fairclough stated. "It has something for everyone, and the episodes definitely promise high-impact blows, fierce competition and the behind the scenes action, as well. This episode is sure to have some blood and drama." 

For further information on HISTORY's Full Metal Jousting, please contact Director of Public Relations Susan Ievoli at (212) 907-9447 or e-mail her at susan.ievoli@aenetworks.com. To view a trailer of the show please visit http://insidetv.ew.com/2012/01/04/full-metal-jousting/. For biographies of the cast please check out http://www.history.com/shows/full-metal-jousting/articles/about-full-metal-jousting.

Photo Credit: James H. Fairclough II is  a competitor during HISTORY's Full Metal Jousting, the show airs each Sunday at 10 pm on HISTORY. Photo By: Zach Dilgard, HISTORY.




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