Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Day 17: Hittin' the (unicycle) gym!

Today was a pretty successful day, as I was able to free-mount (get on the unicycle) without holding on to a fence 3 times (out of about 50 tries). Very exciting; this brings my total to 5 free mounts!


In addition to trying to free mount, I did some work at the park on my turns. The first drill was a slalom course made from the tether-ball poles:


Second, there are these two concentric circles on the ground -- I have no idea what they're really for, but I practiced riding 'within the lines' in both directions, with limited success:


Here's a video of me riding at the playground!

video

(and here's another (not me! :)))