New basketball record – level 1

17-11-2014 07:00

A basketball player sets a new record. He is at a court. He stands near one basket. The second basket is behind him. It is 82 feet away (25 metres).

He throws the ball behind him. The ball flies over the court. It hits the basket. People write the new record into the Guinness Book of World Records.

This player set the old record, too. The ball flew 72 feet (22 metres).

Difficult words: court (an area for ball games), fly–flew–flown (to move in the air).

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