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Man rides 'walking unicycle' made with wooden legs

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Daniel Uria
A Florida man showed off his gymnastic skills by balancing on a walking unicycle featuring a pair of wooden legs in place of a wheel.
 Screen capture/Flaviu Cernescu/Facebook
A Florida man showed off his gymnastic skills by balancing on a "walking unicycle" featuring a pair of wooden legs in place of a wheel. Screen capture/Flaviu Cernescu/Facebook

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- A Florida man showed off his balancing skills by riding a unique unicycle that featured a set of wooden legs in place of a wheel.

Flaviu Cernescu shared video to Facebook as he attempted to maneuver the modified "walking unicycle" as far as possible while practicing at Nova Gymnastics in Fort Lauderdale.

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The wooden legs at the bottom of the unicycle simulate a walking motion by alternating left and right as Cernescu pushes on the pedals.

He managed to travel a fair distance on the wooden legs before eventually winding up on the padded gym floor.

"First practice session, 19 steps and a few nasty crashes," he wrote on Facebook.

Riding the Walking UnicycleFirst practice session, 19 steps and a few nasty crashes :)Dedicated to Sem Abrahams, Unicycle.com USA, Municycle.comThanks to ActionCamera, Paul Anderson, Nova Gymnastics

Posted by Flaviu Cernescu on Thursday, February 18, 2016

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