Man biked up Taipei 101 - level 1
This news is about sport. A man cycles up a tall building. It is the Taipei 101 tower. The building has 3,139 steps. It takes the man 2 hours and 30 minutes to get up.
The man is 33 years old. He is Polish. He is a teacher. This is his second record. His previous record is also good. He cycled up a tower in Melbourne. This building has 2,919 steps.
Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world. Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the tallest building in the world. Burj Khalifa is 500 metres taller than Taipei 101.
Difficult words: cycle (to ride a bike), previous (before, from the past), was (past of “is”).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Pretty cool, isn't it?
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