Stilt-jousting marks 600th anniversary

In a recent interview, NPR's Robert Siegel investigates the magic of stilt-walking, including the 600-year-old tradition of stilt-jousting in the city of Namur, Belgium. The story is available in print and audio.

The teams of stilt-jousters battle over the right to claim the Golden Stilt, the highest honor in the sport of stilt jousting. A 15th century document chronicles the sport.