Professional Knife Thrower Jason Johnson Brings Excitement to 'Forged in Fire: Knife or Death' Premiere

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Combat Knife Thrower and Social Media Sensation Jason Johnson tapped to up the competition field for HISTORY Channel’s new 'Forged in Fire: Knife or Death' series.

Jason Johnson - America's Professional Combat Knife Thrower

Jason Johnson is the real deal – an American-made original with unapologetic swagger.

Households across America will soon be introduced to one of the world’s most formidable combat knife masters, as Jason Johnson makes his broadcast debut on HISTORY Channel’s new series, 'Forged in Fire: Knife or Death.'

An Omaha native, Jason Johnson is a champion knife thrower, blade design consultant, and educator who is best known for his unconventional, yet remarkably effective, combat knife throwing skills. A fast-rising personality on Instagram (@ProKnifeThrower), Johnson’s viral video clips showcasing his supernatural talents with blades caught the attention of show producers, leading to his casting in the highly anticipated spinoff of the popular 'Forged in Fire' television series.

“Jason Johnson is the real deal – an American-made original who is respectful of the tradition of his craft and peers, while pushing past conventional limits with an unapologetic swagger,” says Nashville-based entertainment authority, Ken Lingad.

'Forged in Fire: Knife of Death' collects the world’s greatest bladesmiths, martial artists, and knife experts to compete in an assortment of different blade challenges where the blade-wielding experts will cut, stab, slice, and chop their way through obstacles like blocks of ice, ropes, and flying projectiles over two unique courses on their way to a cash grand prize. The show will be hosted by WWE Hall of Famer Bill Goldberg, Special Forces veteran Tu Lam, and two-time Forged in Fire Champion Travis Wuertz.

'Forged in Fire: Knife of Death' premieres April 17, 2018 at 10/9CST on the HISTORY Channel.

Members of the press and bloggers with credentials may request interviews with Jason Johnson via email to Press(at)1680(dot)co. Please visit Johnson’s official website for more information, hi-definition video, photos, the latest news, and more.

America's professional Combat Knife Thrower, Blade Concept and Design and Consultant, and Educator, Jason Johnson's authority in the edged weapons arena is well-respected. An accidental social media celebrity, Jason Johnson is best known for his unconventional, yet remarkably effective, combat knife throwing systems.

An Omaha, Nebraska native, Jason Johnson lives a life in pursuit of the balance between his craft and philosophy. A diligent student of martial arts history, lifeways, and combat systems, Jason Johnson is the real deal - an American-made original blending generations of tradition and unapologetic swagger.

Jason Johnson has rapidly earned accolades and respect from peers and contemporaries, alike, and is in-demand for seminars and masterclasses worldwide. He is professionally represented by Ken Lingad for 1680Entertainment.

Hosted by former wrestling champion, Bill Goldberg, HISTORY’s new competition series 'Forged in Fire: Knife or Death' assembles America's greatest edged weapons experts in the ultimate blade-wielding showdown.

Makayla Telfer


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