Man falls down in a circus – level 1

Man falls down in a circus – level 1

19-03-2013 14:00

A Kenyan acrobat has big problems with his body. He is 22 years old. He fell at a Russian circus. A special net didn’t stop his fall. The man was quickly transported to hospital. A bone in his back was broken.

The acrobat was in the middle of his show. He fell twenty-six metres. He hit the floor. Doctors are trying to help him now. The director of the circus said that the net was tested before this accident.

Interesting words: acrobat (somebody who works at a circus), net (thing which is used for catching fish), accident (bad moment when you hit something).

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