Swim in the Antarctic – level 2

15-11-2017 15:00

A British endurance swimmer swam in the Antarctic Ocean. He became the first person to swim at King Edward Cove.

He later explained why he is doing these swims. It is to call for the conservation of wildlife. This was one of his toughest swims because the water was just two degrees centigrade.

The 47-year-old lawyer was in the water for 18 minutes.

Difficult words: endurance swimmer (a swimmer who swims in difficult conditions), cove (a small bay), conservation (protection).

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