Backflip over Thames – level 2

31-08-2021 15:00

A professional motorbike stuntman backflipped over the River Thames in London. The gap that he flew over was 23 metres wide. He was the first person ever to motorcycle backflip over theThames.

The stuntman, Travis Pastrana, talked about the jump afterwards. He said that the jump was difficult. However, the weather was fine, and he landed almost perfectly. He was only blown a little to the right.

Difficult words: stuntman (a man who does stunts – something dangerous), backflip (to jump over something and turn in the air), gap (a space).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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