Man saved from cold water – level 2
An accident happened during the World Clipper Race, where competitors currently race to San Francisco from China.
A competitor was changing a sail when he fell over the side of his boat. The high winds swept him away from the ship. He fell into the ice-cold water. People on the ship looked for him. It took them about one and a half hour long.
The man was in shock and his body temperature was very low.
Difficult words: clipper (fast ship), sail (large piece of strong cloth fixed onto a boat), sweep (move or push).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Have you ever swum in your clothes?
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