Jousters competing at the 2017 Abbey Medieval Festival
Welcome once again to our Jouster Blog series. Each week we feature a jouster, some you will be familiar with, some not so. This week we are very proud to feature our international jouster. This is a great opportunity for you to get to know our participants, a little about their background, skill and abilities and jouster spirit! Keep posted!
Name: Ecuyer Le Marquis ( Michael Sadde)
Motto: ‘pro rege saepe, pro patria semper’ – ‘For king often, for country always.
Did you know: Sir Michael, one of our international Jousters at the Abbey Medieval Festival in 2017, was born in France, began competing in jousting competitions in 2009 and has participated in international tournaments around the world, including Belgium, France, Poland, Italia, England, Australia, United States, Canada, Russia, and Denmark. His first time to Australia, this former rider of the Republican Guard at Paris, and is now a professional jouster. He is the organizer of the Tournament of the Order of Saint Michel in solid lances and President of the ‘écuyers de l’histoire’ leading a team of 25 members.
Don’t miss the opportunity to meet Sir Michael and our other jousters at the Friday afternoon joust. Book your tickets here!