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Old 2012-10-02, 01:05 PM   #1
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Unicycling may be older than we thought ....

Stumbled upon this 18th century painting of Britannia today.
Perhaps this is how she rode into battle?


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Old 2012-10-02, 02:57 PM   #2
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Apparently the Romans played basketball on ultimate wheels. From the main piazza in Trento:


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Old 2012-10-02, 04:55 PM   #3
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Apparently the Romans played basketball on ultimate wheels.
In the dark as well - she looks to have a lamp in the other hand
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Old 2012-10-02, 07:07 PM   #4
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In the dark as well - she looks to have a lamp in the other hand
It's really hard to get an indoor court.
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Old 2012-10-02, 11:06 PM   #5
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Apparently the Romans played basketball on ultimate wheels. From the main piazza in Trento:

It must have been some other nocturnal ball sport because basketball hadn't been invented. At least there's no mistaking the UW.
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Old 2012-10-03, 02:32 PM   #6
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It must have been some other nocturnal ball sport because basketball hadn't been invented. At least there's no mistaking the UW.
That basketball might actually be a human head that is being carried. UW, human head, lantern . . .and I thought unicycle polo was a crazy game.
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