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Ji Won Kang

Ji Won Kang, Ki Sook Kim, Jin Bong Kim and Dae Heon Kang are headed for Ride The Lobster, June 2008, in Nova Scotia, Canada, to take on the best the unicycling world has to offer. They look forward to seeing this part of the world and enjoying the people and culture of the province, and meeting the long distance unicyclists from other countries. Unicycle Korean Dream Team

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Jia Hui becomes the first unicyclist from Singapore to qualify for the 800km 5-day unicycle race in Nova Scotia, June 2008, and she leads others who are expected to qualify from this great island nation.

Jia Hui from Singapore qualifies for Ride The Lobster . Jia Hui from Singapore travels the newly-built cycling paths to qualify for Ride The Lobster
Despite the persistent heat of the tropical sun, the heavy downpours, and stiff ocean breezes this Singaporean tigress met her challenge to qualify, with flying colours, riding 9 1/2 and 10 hours on consecutive days.

Jia Hui travelled parts of the newly-built cycling tracks of Singapore and feasted on stingray, day 1, and a concoction of scrambled eggs, avocado, ham and bananas, and burgers, day 2.

Perhaps if this news reaches Cathay Pacific Airlines or Singapore Airlines, there might be corporate support for the Team from Singapore.

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The Barre Times-Montpelier Argus reports that team “American Mojo” from Vermont prepares to tackle the 800km 5-day unicycle race in Nova Scotia this June 2008 — “the Tour de France for unicyclists”.
Vermont Unicyclists prepare for Ride The Lobster
American Mojo” Team from left to right: Mark Premo, Winooski VT, Dawn DiCecco, Shelburne VT, Bill Merrylees, East Montpelier VT, Eric Scheer, Peace Dale, RI. The picture is from the Whiteface Mtn Hill Climb in Wilmington NY June 2007

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Luke Eisbrenner interviews Doug Dockrill of Ride The Lobster (13.4Mb, 7min)

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CJOB Radio 680 is the biggest news/talk/sports station in Manitoba, Canada. Luke EisBrenner, host of the Winnipeg station’s afternoon drive home show interviewed RTL’s Media coordinator, Doug Dockrill, Thursday 3rd January 2008. Many thousands of Manitobans listen in, including sports enthusiasts. The audio is archived on their website www.cjob.com where listeners can access it as they please.

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