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Old 09-08-10, 12:11 PM   #1
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Just featured in Yahoo's series, "Second Act"

I was contacted about a month ago by a producer from Yahoo.com. They had read about me in the book, "50 athletes over 50", and wanted to send a film crew out to interview and film me riding, for a series on Yahoo called "Second Act". I thought this would be the perfect forum for this thread since the series is about people over 50, who have "reinvented" their lives with something unique and positive.

I had fun with it and we filmed the interview and riding at Hummingbird trail in Simi Valley, CA. It just came out 9/7/10. In less than a day it's had over 30,000 views, and the producers told me it could go into the multi-millions since it's on their main page now. Good exposure for this emerging sport!

http://news.yahoo.com/video/us-15749625/21780348
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Old 09-08-10, 12:21 PM   #2
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Thanks, Terry.

That is so cool!
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Very Nice

BTW, you have a typo in your sig line. It says Ungeezer and not UnIgeezer, although UN is probabaly just as appropriate.
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Thanks, Terry.

That is so cool!
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Very Nice

BTW, you have a typo in your sig line. It says Ungeezer and not UnIgeezer, although UN is probabaly just as appropriate.
Thanks, and sig fixed.
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I think the best laugh I ever got in my life was attempting to ride a unicycle I had just purchased at a second hand store. The better half and I had friends visiting and we all had done a little antiquing that afternoon. I spied this unicycle, bought it and tried to ride it when we got back to the house.

They were begging me to stop the laughter hurt so...
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Old 09-08-10, 06:43 PM   #6
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Well done! I enjoyed the video. Cannot imagine doing 100 miles on one wheel.
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Old 09-08-10, 07:00 PM   #7
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Congrats on the feature. You certainly deserve the recognition. Keep on(e) pedaling.
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Great story, but I think you're lying about your age. You don't look more than 35.
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Take care. I know a guy who says he will never be a father because he rode a unicycle too much.
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Fantastic video!

Thanks for posting.

I still remember the video you posted a while back when you were coming down a piece of singletrack, and the hikers you are passing on the way down can be heard saying, "Whooaaaa...."
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