Charlie Mason Andrews
Captain of The Knights of Mayhem
Charlie Andrews is the Founder and Captain of The Knights of Mayhem and 12 time World Champion Heavy Armor Jouster, winner of more than 50 tournaments to date during his jousting career, and all of these tournaments won on his faithful War Horse and best friend Jaeger.
In his travels all over the world Charlie has seen many things and like a true knight has taken up the crusade for causes that are near and dear to his heart. He often rides for causes like Back the Badge during his jousting competitions. Being a veteran himself Charlie is a strong supporter of our Military, Charlie is currently in the process of becoming a PATH International certified instructor. He feels equine therapies benefit both veterans and special needs children. Having served in the military himself, he knows the power of horses in healing a soul. Wounded veterans can benefit from horses in so many ways. Children steal Charlie’s heart and he has seen the benefits of equine therapy with special needs children,building confidence and strength.
Off the field, when the single father isn't spending time raising his children, he devotes he time to visiting children with life threatening illnesses in hospitals.
Eddie the "Hit Man" Rigney, has been jousting for 5 years in his first two weeks of competitive jousting he was ranked number 2 in the ultimate jousting championships world standings. He represented the U.S.A competing at the largest tournament ever held in Europe last year and placed second against the top competitors from 21 countries
Brian brings years of experience to the jousting field, as well as a love for entertaining and putting on a show for every audience to enjoy. He has been apart of the jousting world and culture for over a decade, as well as a part of the well known "Nights of Mayhem" as featured on the National Geographic channel. Also, a previous member of Knights of Valour, along with being a reappearing guest to Sherwood Forest Faire in Austin Texas. He has also participated in the tournament at Estes Park Colorado during the Longs Peak Scottish - Irish Highland Festival, during the full contact portion of the compeition. He has toured and participated at several other Renaissance Faires and events throughout the country, those to include,The Michigan Renaissance Festival, BlackRock Medevil Faire, Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire, events in Ohio, and Utah to name a few.
Greg Boxma has been jousting since the age of 17. In spite of his busy life in Canada he attends several tournaments each year in the US and always accepts his awards with a big grin. He explains jousting to others this way, “It’s kinda like playing football on horseback.” Lots of hard hitting competition and great camaraderie. Greg is a natural horseman rising from generations of Alberta cowboys and pioneers. As much as he loves the sport, first place in his heart will always go to his beautiful wife and four gorgeous daughters. These beauties help him look after his herd of Percherons while he’s off bringing home the bacon with his construction business.
Ripper Moore has been jousting for over two decades. He has broken lances and emptied saddles all over the United States and Canada, and even down in Australia. He has competed against knights from the far corners of the western world and won multiple national and international championships. He was head coach for the Red Team in History's TV show Full Metal Jousting.
James Fortner started in the lysts in 1995 With the Hanlon-lees and other numerous theatrical jousting troupes throughout the country. He started his competition tournament career in 2015.
James became involved Charlie Andrews and Knights Of Mayhem while doing a skill at Arms course at Sherwood Renaissance Festival kids summer camp and has participated in numerous kids programs and benefits with Knights of Mayhem since that time. James is a great addition to KOM Nation.