1986, Kris Holm is a young and adventurous 11 year old growing up in Victoria, B.C. His family being very outdoorsy, Kris found himself really into non-competitive adventure sports, "I spent most of my spare time hiking, skiiing, kayaking, and rock climbing." It was this year that Kris stumbled upon a street performer by the name Yuri Toufar, his act, riding and balancing on a unicycle while playing the violin. Being a violinist himself, Holm felt the instant need of learning how to play the violin while unicycling just like Yuri.
Holm's 12th birthday rolled around and sure enough, there it was, Kris' very own unicycle. Just like any beginner, the one wheeled bicycle proved pretty tough for Kris to learn. However, after having exhausted 8 full hours of trying again and...[read more]