EV men test their mettle — and their metal — at ‘Battle of Nations’
By Mike Sakal, Tribune
This one is not recommended for wimps, or those who can dish it out but not take it.
It involves a good knock with a steel sword — sometimes a good wallop upside the head — and often results in getting knocked down, and maybe even knocked out.
For the last 17 years, Bill Woodbury of Gilbert and Simon Rohrich of Chandler have made an art out of playing rough.
But beginning on Monday, they will get to play much rougher in an exclusive competition — an armored world filled with swinging swords, spears and axes resonating of a medieval sport from an archaic time, say about the 14th Century….
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