Slalom in Shanghai - level 3

Slalom in Shanghai - level 3

14-08-2013 14:00

It's not every day you see this. Or this. Welcome to the Shanghai Roller Skating Slalom.

More than 100 participants travelled from 22 countries to compete in various freestyle items, including this, the synchronised freestyle slalom.

And if trying to line dance while rocking a pair of blades wasn't hard enough, the contestants faced an extra challenge. It had rained just before the competition started, making the ground extra slippy.

The favourites from South Korea claimed it cost them the title. After mishaps like this, they only came 4th. Sorry guys, you just have to roll with it.

Difficult words: participant (person takes part in something), synchronised (happening together and at the same time), slippy (slippery), mishap (small unlucky accident).

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