Knight for a day (06-20-13) PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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Thursday, 20 June 2013 10:48
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Tom Nader spurs his horse down a lane while holding a spear he will use to collect rings from posts during the jousting demonstration at Fort Meigs. Nader, a native of the Dayton area, is a professional properties artisan and founder of Combatant’s Keep, a historical entertainment and clothing company which performs martial demonstrations. Involved in the reenactment community for decades, Nader specializes in both 15th and 18th century soldiering traditions. (Photos: Shane Hughes/Sentinel-Tribune) SEE MORE PHOTOS

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The crowd gathers on a hillside outside Fort Meigs on Saturday afternoon to watch the jousting.
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Pieces of broken lances (left) fly through the air as Tom Nader (left) and his wife, Kim, face off in a jousting demonstration. Muster on the Maumee, an annual event which features enthusiasts dressed as soldiers from the Roman era through the Vietnam War, attracted more than 1,100 people to Fort Meigs over Father’s Day weekend.
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Ashley Byerly (above) runs while pulling a cloth sack that Tom Nader (left) attempts to spear during a “hunting” demonstration.
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