Fast Longboard Ride – level 3

05-09-2017 15:00

A video went viral that showed 24-year-old Zak Maytum skating down a road in Colorado, USA, at 112 kilometres per hour. The video gained more than a million views in just three days after being uploaded.

An organiser of the stunt said that Zak wore padding underneath his clothing so that the viewer could not see it on the video. The stuntman also had a helmet and wore very specific shoes. He had customised the longboard and specially it tuned for high-speed riding.

Zak Maytum is one of the professionals in the sport of downhill skateboarding and has been riding for more than a decade.

Difficult words: gain (earn), stunt (a dangerous action), padding (soft but tough material for protection), longboard (a type of skateboard that has a very long board to stand on).

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Would you like to ride a skateboard this fast?

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