Four men in the air – level 2

26-05-2014 15:00

Four men used wingsuits to fly over Manhattan. They looked more like flying squirrels than flying humans.

They travelled at speeds of up to 120 miles per hour (75 kilometres per hour). They got an amazing view of New York City. They passed the iconic buildings of the financial districts and landed safely on a barge.

Difficult words: pass (go past), barge (type of a boat), iconic (famous).

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

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