Skiing Robots – level 2

19-02-2018 15:00

The ‘Ski Robot Challenge’ happened in South Korea, and eight teams entered robots into the competition.

The robots had two legs and arms, but they were not as tall as humans. They skied down a gentle slope. And from a distance, you might think that they were children. Some of the robots fell down or skied into the barrier net.

A robot called Taekwon V won the competition, and its name came from a famous Korean cartoon.

Difficult words: competition (a sports event), slope (a part of a hill or a mountain that goes up or down), barrier net (a safety net).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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