This may win the award for most creative -- and exhausting -- way to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Eight-year-old Finn Mateo McNamee marched in the St. Louis MLK parade yesterday in the frigid cold alongside thousands of other supporters. Though he may be short, he definitely stood out. That's because McNamee rode a unicycle the entire way, weaving in and out of the crowd, dodging people and sometimes cars as he marched on one wheel.
Finn McNamee, eight, rides his unicycle in the MLK parade yesterday. Big photos below.
"It feels like you are flying," he told Daily RFT before speeding ahead.
His mother, Carolyn Griffeth, said that celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. was important to her -- and if her son wanted to do so on a unicycle, that was fine with her.More »