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Wisconsin man rides unicycle to Arizona, a trip comprised of almost 1,600 miles

“It’s just the most amazing thing I’ve ever experienced in my life,” mentioned Peter Frank.

PHOENIX — A Wisconsin man ended a 1600 mile-trek on his unicycle in Arizona. 


The journey marked a monumental second for him as a result of years in the past medical doctors didn’t suppose he would ever give you the chance to trip once more.

Peter Frank began his journey in his house state earlier than ending in Phoenix to meet his household. It took him three and a half months to full the trip.

“It’s just the most amazing thing I’ve ever experienced in my life,” mentioned Frank.

At 14 years outdated, Frank was hiding in a pile of leaves when a automotive ran over him. Since then he’s relearned how to stroll and trip his unicycle.

“You can’t make it through those days unless you have the best positive mental outlook,” mentioned Frank.

That’s the identical approach he approached his trip. Along the way in which, he raised about $14,000 in donations for Beacon House, the non-profit group that housed his dad and mom whereas he was within the hospital.

He bought a likelihood to take within the views and realized new classes.

“It was pretty difficult, but through an outlook of ‘this is going to make me grow,’” mentioned Frank.

He typically rode his unicycle for 75 miles straight.

“I ride until I don’t like it anymore usually,” he mentioned.

He slept at anyplace he may discover. Sometimes the bottom, a resort, or somebody’s house.

“Strangers let me sleep in their house. I’ve met so many nice people,” mentioned Frank.

As for what’s subsequent, Frank mentioned he doesn’t know fairly but however requested individuals to sustain with him at whereispeterfrank.com for the newest.

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