Across the River in Rome – level 2

25-08-2021 15:00

An Italian tightrope artist crossed the Tiber river in Rome. He became the first person to do this. He went across a 135-metre-long wire which was 20 metres above the water.

The artist now holds the record in Italy for the longest and highest tightrope walk. He said that the walk was difficult because of the wind, rain, and many light reflections on the water. He had to focus on one spot and keep moving.

Difficult words: reflection (when you see the image of something else on a different object), focus (watch or think about only one thing), spot (a specific place).

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