“Full Metal Jousting” is a reality show that gets inside on the newest version of the Medieval sport, and it features two ProRodeo cowboys, bull rider Nathan Klassen of Broken Arrow, Okla., and world champion steer wrestler Rope Myers of Van, Texas.
Nathan is a longtime friend of mine. He’s a Prairie Circuit champion bull rider and a horse trainer who works hard for himself and for his family, which includes young daughter.
Rope and his brother, Cash, are NFR qualifiers, and their father, Butch, also is a world champion bulldogger. Rope is one of the favorites in the reality series, and his size and horsemanship skills are a big reason why. In the most recent episode, Rope dominated his joust.
My wife and I are watching the show to keep up with the cowboys, just as we did when the McCoys were on “The Amazing Race.” We haven’t seen much of Nathan just yet, but I’m rooting for him.