DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A new reality show on the History Channel features some Texans participating in an unusual sport.
KRLD’s Marlee McCormick explains.READ MORE: 2 People Found Dead Inside Abandoned School In Parker County
The show is called “Full Metal Jousting” and it premiered Sunday night on the History Channel.
Two of the contestants are Texans competing for a $100,000 prize.READ MORE: Tony Evans Jr., Lancaster Football Player And University Of Wyoming Recruit, Killed In Shooting At Dallas Hotel
Ironically one of the men, North Texan Jack Mathis, does it for a living.
For the last 13 years, Mathis has worked as a jousting Knight at Medieval Times in Dallas, but the 32-year-old father of two says his experience didn’t give him an edge in what he calls the “original extreme sport.”
Also featured is former rodeo cowboy and champion steer wrestler Rope Myers from Van Zandt County.MORE NEWS: 11-Year-Old Fatally Shot By Child Who Found Gun In Vehicle At Dallas Walmart, Police Say
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