June 15, 2006
Residents in Sharp and Fulton County might have noticed an interesting sight June 8, a young woman riding barefoot on a unicycle along the side of the highway.
Gracie Sorbello, 22, of Davis, Calif., followed Highway 63 from Jonesboro to Hardy up through Mammoth Spring into Missouri on her unicycle, a Coker “Big One” which has wheels of 36-inch circumference.
Sorbello is the ninth person to ride across the country on a unicycle, but the previous eight were all men. She said she had always wanted to ride across the country. Her awareness campaign provided another motivation.
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