Shane Adams

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Shane Adams is a Canadian Equestrian Team athlete in modern competitive jousting. He is currently the Captain and owner of North America's Premier Full Contact Jousting Team, The Knights of Valour. (

He is the former president of the World Championship Jousting Association, and has founded several competitive jousting tournaments in the United States and Canada. He holds 17 international titles.[1][2]

He produced six tournaments in Canada between 1999 and 2006.

Adams started as a theatrical jouster for the Toronto Medieval Times dinner show when he was 23.

He was the host and executive producer of The History Channel's competitive reality TV show Full Metal Jousting.


  1. ^ "Profile on Shane Adams". Retrieved 18 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Is Jousting the Next Extreme Sport?". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 March 2012.