Name: Sir David Williamson,
Motto: Adapt and Overcome
Did you know: Sir David is a full time dairy farmer and also a member of Kryal Castles mounted Knights. He is also one of the world’s youngest serving knights, having first jousted at the age of 17. Sir David has competed and been successful in various tournaments since beginning his career in 2015 at Kryal castle, including winning the Victorian goldfields medieval faire 2016 and runner up in the 2017 fair, runner up in the Keith Ryal memorial joust 2016 and 2017.
And there’s more….Sir David has recently returned from his first international tournaments, where he travelled to the far kingdom of America to compete with Sir Charlie Andrews and the “Knights of Mayhem”. While jousting in the USA, he did not miss a single lance pass over six shows in three weekends. Sir David has will travel over 1000km from the Victorian town of Ballarat to be at the Abbey Medieval Festival, and along for the journey, his war horse “Buster”, a 6 year old purebred Quarter horse David has owned for 3 years now.
In September, Sir David will travel back to America to compete it the annual Estes Park international “Heavy Armour” solid lance style joust tournament.
Career Highlights: Sir David won the Victorian Goldfields Medieval Faire, and was runner-up in Keith Ryal memorial joust. 2017 will mark his first international tournament, when he travels to America to compete in solid jousting.