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In 2013 Dustin and Katie unicycled across America to bring hope and help to displaced Syrians.

-3511 miles/5650km

-97 days

-14 states: GA, AL, MS, TN, KY, IL, MO, KS, NE, CO, WY, UT, ID, OR

-Katie is only the 2nd female to cross the USA on a unicycle

-Dustin and Katie are the first pair of unicyclists to cross the USA

U.S. Title and Award Highlights:

-First Place Collins Cycles Freeride Extreme Mt Bike Competition (on a unicycle), 2004

-Mountain unicycling national champion

-Three time men’s expert freestyle national champion

-Men’s expert freestyle silver medallist

-Expert pairs freestyle silver medallist

-Numerous national and world age group records and titles in the 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 age categories

World Title Highlights:

-Gold and bronze medallist at the 2002 world championships, Seattle, WA

-Men’s expert freestyle world champion

-Expert pairs freestyle silver medallist

-Former 1600 meter world record holder

-Downhill gliding world champion (30+ mph on one wheel!)

Some Media Highlights:

Numerous newspaper, magazine, radio and network television appearances in the United States, Canada, England, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Peru, Paraguay and Turkey including:

-Two rounds on Yetenek Sizsiniz, Turkey's highest rated TV show.

-TV appearances in Turkey: The Beyaz Show and Mavi Shaker (Blue Candy)

-SAT 7 broadcast across the Middle East of festival performance/interview in Egypt

-ESPN’s “Amazing Games”

-Feature of the entire half hour program “Lifeline” on the Pacific Broadcast Association network in Asia

-Guest instructor on “Introduction to Unicycling” video produced by Unicycle.com

Other Info:

-Dustin and Katie have served in over 30 countries throughout North, South and Central America, Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Carribean.

-Sponsors: Wyganowski Frames, SafeTec Platforms

-Competed in the 500 mile "Ride the Lobster" unicycle race across Nova Scotia, Canada.

-Dustin has been riding unicycles since 1982

-Hometown: Minneapolis MN

-Dustin likes sushi