Fast Longboard Ride – level 3
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.
You can watch the video news lower on this page.
Would you like to ride a skateboard this fast?
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the questions under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.