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Man rides around entire world on a unicycle

By T.K. Randall
July 27, 2018 · Comment icon 6 comments



The feat is nothing short of incredible. Image Credit: YouTube / Ed Pratt
21-year-old Ed Pratt from the UK completed the epic 21,000-mile challenge within approximately 40 months.
As if travelling around the entire world on a regular bicycle wasn't enough of a challenge, Ed has managed to achieve the impossible by doing the whole thing on a unicycle.

His journey began in March 2015 near Taunton, Somerset.

The trip, which took 16 months longer than expected due to icy roads and other obstacles, helped to raise a whopping $400,000 for the School in a Bag charity which supplies educational equipment to vulnerable children in countries around the world.

"He left school in search of a challenge and adventure," said Ed's parents.

"Anyone who has followed his journey around the world will know that he has created just that."



Source: BBC News | Comments (6)


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by TripGun 4 years ago
Amelia should have tried this 1st.
Comment icon #2 Posted by freetoroam 4 years ago
Saw this on the news. Good for him, only 19 when he started out.  He has got something great to tell his grandchildren one day.
Comment icon #3 Posted by UFOwatcher 4 years ago
Were ships involved in this Around The World adventure?
Comment icon #4 Posted by paperdyer 4 years ago
If so, was he pedaling all over the ship to cover the distance the ships were making?  Only fair.
Comment icon #5 Posted by TripGun 4 years ago
Exactly! Park him on a treadmill cause he has 10k more to go.
Comment icon #6 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: 4 years ago
With her luck, she would start reporting low air pressure in her tire while Noonan, on her shoulders, is trying to chart their location, thinking they're close to a gas station...


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