And they say chivalry is dead. Ha!
This summer more than 12,000 people proved "them" wrong.
They were part of the Pennsic War . . . the largest medieval battle in North America, complete with Broadswords, helmets, lots of padding . . . and to top it all off, a twelfth-century radio reporter dressed in a tunic.
That reporter was Mike Smith, a freelance broadcaster based in Ottawa.
Smith's report was broadcast during part two of "The Current", a weekly radio documentary program. The report featured a number of SCAdians speaking about the organization, plus a performance by a bard. There is also live reporting from the Woods Battle, apparently from a resurrection point.
The SCA-related part of the broadcast is in Part Two (each part of The Current is separately downloadable), and begins about 7:40 into the stream. The length of the Pennsic documentary is 15 minutes. RealAudio Player is required.