Car jumping competition – level 2

09-05-2016 15:00

Ten brave drivers competed in the 2016 car jumping contest in England. They revved up their engines and took flight. The goal was to fly over eight old cars and land safely on the opposite side.

The sport is dangerous and it often injures competitors. Medical workers waited nearby, ready to help the drivers.

The winner was a window cleaner who was crowned car-jumping king. He drove an old Ford Mondeo and he was very happy that he won. He won 50 pounds, respect from the other competitors and probably a round or two of beers from his friends.

Difficult words: contest (an event where you compete – do your best to win), rev up (to make the engine go fast), engine (the part of the car which makes it move).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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