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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #15 on: 2014-07-22, 14:59:18 »
Congratulations Sir Brian...well played...makes me want to do some live steel stuff and maybe get back into armor!!!


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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #16 on: 2014-07-22, 17:19:44 »
Congratulations, Sir Brian- that is quite the distinction!
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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #17 on: 2014-07-22, 19:14:14 »
Thanks! :)

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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #18 on: 2014-07-22, 19:25:46 »
Wow, I remember the disarm, but I didn't see what happened. Looking at the video, it looks like he just was trying to wind around it quickly, so it was probably just very unexpected, resulting in lost grip.

BTW, Brian's "best 2 out of 3" fights for 3rd place start 1:52:20 in the video (link below will go to the right time index). It looks like the audio is horribly out of sync. Plus the video gets jerky at time. Hopefully we'll see more individual-fight videos get posted as well.

https://youtu.be/v9JPvavIOAM?t=1h52m20s

Edit: FYI-- As I stated above, the fights were "2 out of 3", so when you see Brian win the first bout, keep watching. It gets really intense, down to the end of the final bout with tied score, and multiple "sudden deaths". :)  (that's not a spoiler, anymore than the thread's title is... lol)
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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #19 on: 2014-07-24, 19:40:26 »
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Wow, I remember the disarm, but I didn't see what happened. Looking at the video, it looks like he just was trying to wind around it quickly, so it was probably just very unexpected, resulting in lost grip.

BTW, Brian's "best 2 out of 3" fights for 3rd place start 1:52:20 in the video (link below will go to the right time index). It looks like the audio is horribly out of sync. Plus the video gets jerky at time. Hopefully we'll see more individual-fight videos get posted as well.

https://youtu.be/v9JPvavIOAM?t=1h52m20s

Edit: FYI-- As I stated above, the fights were "2 out of 3", so when you see Brian win the first bout, keep watching. It gets really intense, down to the end of the final bout with tied score, and multiple "sudden deaths". :)  (that's not a spoiler, anymore than the thread's title is... lol)

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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #20 on: 2014-07-24, 20:39:32 »
Congratulations Sir Brian!
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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #21 on: 2014-07-24, 21:35:34 »
Impressive. Most impressive. Congratulations Sir Brian! Would have loved to see you participate. There's always next year to see you win 2nd place :)
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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #22 on: 2014-07-25, 10:25:31 »
Impressive. Most impressive. Congratulations Sir Brian! Would have loved to see you participate. There's always next year to see you win 2nd place :)

2nd place? - Heck I'm going for first place! The prizes are better! ;)
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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #23 on: 2014-07-25, 22:39:07 »
Impressive. Most impressive. Congratulations Sir Brian! Would have loved to see you participate. There's always next year to see you win 2nd place :)

2nd place? - Heck I'm going for first place! The prizes are better! ;)

And the prestiege as well. Three cheers for Sir Thumbs!!! HUZZAH!! :P
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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #24 on: 2014-07-26, 02:13:02 »
Congrats Sir Brian, it is no surprise to me to see your skill recognized.  :)
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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #25 on: 2014-07-26, 03:29:46 »
Michael Forrest, Brian's opponent in one of the matches, used to run the HEMA group out here btw.



He seems to have improved quite a bit in the last 3 years. :)
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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #26 on: 2014-07-27, 14:08:10 »
Sir Brian,  Congratulations indeed.

I just have one thought though,  "Three cheers for Sir Thumbs!!! " now that nickname is going to stick unless changed to  the more accurate "Sir Green Thumbs".


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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #27 on: 2014-07-27, 19:13:03 »
Sir Brian,  Congratulations indeed.

I just have one thought though,  "Three cheers for Sir Thumbs!!! " now that nickname is going to stick unless changed to  the more accurate "Sir Green Thumbs".


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On that note ... Sir Brian deserves to be honored in song. I shall use the melody of Greensleeves with a little more upbeat tempo and rename it "Green-thumbs".  ;D
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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #28 on: 2014-07-28, 11:38:08 »
Michael Forrest, Brian's opponent in one of the matches, used to run the HEMA group out here btw.
He seems to have improved quite a bit in the last 3 years. :)

Yeah Sir Edward and I had a chance to talk with Mike the next day and he is really a super nice guy. What was cool at the awards dinner was Mike Edelson announcing Mike Forrest’s completion of the HEMA Alliance’s Instructor Certification, so definitely congratulations to Mike for being one of the first few instructors in obtaining this new certification. :)
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Re: Congratulations Sir Brian!
« Reply #29 on: 2014-07-30, 17:10:43 »
They posted the statistics from Longpoint 2014. The stats clearly show that you don’t have to win EVERY match to advance or place, just win the RIGHT matches.  ;)

http://hemaalliance.com/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=4161#p56387





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