“Spiderman” in Barcelona – level 1

30-11-2016 15:00

This news is about a man. He is 54 years old. People say that he is a Spiderman. He climbs tall buildings. He climbs the Burj Khalifa and the Eiffel Tower.

Now, he climbs a building in Barcelona. It is 38 storeys tall. He does not wear a harness. It takes him an hour to go up and down.

When he gets down, the police wait for him. They take him. There are people and reporters, too.

Difficult words: climb (go), storey (a floor), harness (things which you put around your body for safety).

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

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