Man Rides a Bike on a Rope – level 3
Mountain bike trials is a discipline of mountain biking in which the rider attempts to pass through an obstacle course without setting foot to ground.
Belgian mountain bike trials cyclist and world champion Kenny Belaey managed to bike across a slackline 120-metres above the ground while suspended between two mountains in the French Alps.
His first attempt at crossing the stomach-churning course was not successful, but he had another try with his safety harness.
Difficult words: obstacle (something in your way), course (a route, way), slackline (a rope used for slacklining – balancing on a not tight rope). stomach–churning (extremely unpleasant and making you feel sick), safety harness (a rope which catches you if you fall).
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