Honor, Virtus et Potestas

2015 Saint Olav’s Tournament Results

11221334_1663670177185293_8340400454919292521_nFor the past two years now we have enjoyed keeping up with our friends in Trondheim, Norway and their incredibly popular Saint Olav’s Tournament. This tournament is a competition of mounted skills in Historical European Martial Arts.St. Olav’s Tournament is held every year in Trondheim Norway. It takes place close to the Nidaros Cathedral. The jousting group Ordo Ignis, of Trondheim in cooperation with Olavsfestdagene host an annual invitational jousting Tournament. Six to eight participants compete in Skill at Arms, Joust and Melee on the historical jousting grounds of the kings holding in TrondheimHere are this year’s results for the St. Olav’s Tournament 2015.

Competitors/deltagere:
Bear Steinar Gundersen, Tore Gransæther, Erik Ryen, Bente Andresen, Per Estein Prøys Røhjell (Pelle), Ivar Mauritz-Hansen, Bertold Voss (Bertie)
Tournament Champions and overall placings included their points:

1. Erik Ryen, 288 points11209471_1664721303746847_3144854314929137381_n
2. Skin, 246 points
3. Bente, 166 point
4. Ivar, 98 points
5. Bear, 93 points
6. Tore 75 points
7. Bertie, 60 points
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Joust / dyst:

1. Pelle, 100 points (16 lances)
2. Erik, 88 points (14 lances)
3 Bente, 75 points (12 Spears)
4. Tore, 19 points10568791_1524446444441001_7518904786473560682_n
5. Bear, 13 points
5. Ivar, 13 points
7. Bertie, 0 points
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Skill at Arms:

1. Erik, 100 points (49 targets)
2. Bear, 71 points
3. Ivar 67 points
4. Bente, 63 points
5. skin, 55 points11796353_10153368154210339_6111141596386882344_n
6. Bertie, 51 points
7. Tore, 47 points
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Bohourd / Melee:

1. Erik, 100 points (11 crests)
2. skin, 91 points
3. Victoria, 27 points
4. Ivar, 18 points
5. Bjørn, 9 points
5. Tore, 9 points
5. Bertie, 9 points
We offer up a celebratory congratulations to all of the competitors, both riders and horse of the 2015 Saint Olav’s Tournament for their mounted skills and agility. It takes an immense level of dedication to training and a passion for the arts to achieve the skill needed to participate in this level of competition, and at such a prestigious tournament. Again, congratulations from all of us here at New Ulster Steel Fighting School of Medieval Combat Arts.

By: Jeff Webb

Pictures and printed information used with permission from the Family Hassel-Ryen and The Saint Olav’s Tournament.

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