In the Future, All Children Will Travel Via Pogo Stick

A conversation, while riding bikes and scooters around the nearby high school, only a block from our house…


“Do kids ride their bikes to this school?”

“Some probably do.”

“I’m not going to.”

“Why not?”

“I’m going to ride my scooter.”

“Well, most kids in high school don’t ride Hot Wheels scooters. You’ll be too big for it anyway. You know, we’re close enough you could just walk to school.”

“Or, I could hop to school on my pogo stick.”

“You don’t have a pogo stick.”

“I might have one in high school.”

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Tor Constantino

posted June 27, 2011 at 10:40 am

Interesting. I have an aversion to pogoing due to a general lack of coordination that resulted in a chipped tooth when the handle slammed my chin. Regardless, it’s good to see that your kids are leaning toward low-carbon footprint options. They have no interest in a Segway huh?

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