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FACT SHEET:
ONE WHEEL - MANY SPOKES: USA by Unicycle 
Two Guinness World Records, 9,136 Miles, All 50 States.

Who
Lars Clausen: Engineer, Pastor, Author, Unicyclist
Resident of Holden Village, Washington
Former resident of California, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Alaska, Minnesota, Michigan, Denmark.

What
First ever 50-State Unicycle Ride.

When
April 22, 2003 through November 12, 2003 205 Days

Where

  • Alaska
  • Tillamook, Oregon to the Statue of Liberty
  • Statue of Liberty to the Gulf of Mexico
  • Gulf of Mexico to the Santa Monica Pier, California
  • Hawaii

Why

  • to raise for the Seward Peninsula Lutheran Endowment, an Inupiat Eskimo ministry. $5,000,000 goal. Current value $500,000.
  • Lars Clausen has toured extensively by bicycle. It was time to take the one-wheel challenge.

Guinness World Records:

  1.  Longest Distance Unicycled in 24 Hours
    · 202.78 miles
    · Martin, South Dakota to Highmore, South Dakota
    · June 5-6, 2002
  2. Longest Distance Unicycled
    · 9,136 miles
    · 5,118,000 pedals
    · 205 Days
    · April 22, 2002 - November 12, 2002

 

 

 

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