Ah, the humble unicycle. Trusted transport of jugglers, quirky eccentrics, and clowns. Maybe not the most esteemed mode of transport, but certainly one of the most interesting! If you're thinking about learning to ride a unicycle, you may like to know some facts about it before you start!
When you think of the word "juggling", you probably think of a circus where a clown is tossing several balls or other objects up into the air at once. Despite the name "juggling", the balls are never really juggled in the air since the person juggling never actually releases them.
Juggling is a great way to sharpen your focus, burn calories, and if you get really good it's one way to impress your friends. Juggling is also the most well-known skill of the circus, which is why everybody expects to see at least one juggling act when they go to the circus. Check out the facts!
The diabolo is a circus skill and is a bit like a juggling toy. The performer propels and manipulates the spool on a length of string that is attached to two sticks. Dating back to the 4th and 3rd millennium B.C. in China means it’s the oldest game in history - even older than Backgammon!