TNB Night Owl – Running In A Circle

Runner during Grand Bara race. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen

One of the least impressive feats that human beings can perform is to run in a circle. It’s a task which, like spinning in place, is particularly beloved by young children. Nevertheless, British stuntman and gymnast Damien Walters became the first person to run in a circle in a particular way, back in 2014.

With a corporate sponsorship by Pepsi helping to bankroll his practice efforts, Damien ran in a circle… or more accurately, a “loop”… that was vertical.

Vehicular loops have been performed for decades, but until this effort running one using only the legs has been the exclusive domain of cartoon characters.

I cannot think of a reason why this skill would ever be useful. It’s impressive, anyway.

Question of the night: Have you ever done something completely irrational, just for fun?

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