The X-Project – level 2
The X-Project is a special event for people who love extreme sports. For many years, some of the world´s best athletes wanted to get together in one event which would combine different sports.
The X-Project took place in the beautiful Swiss mountains and there were athletes who did windsurfing, speed riding, snowboarding, and snowkiting. They got to the top of a mountain in a helicopter and their task was to get down. Some athletes said that they were scared because they never did anything like this before. They were very excited, too.
Filmmakers made a film about the event. The film was full of amazing images of the beautiful mountains, and it showed the sports from a completely new view.
Difficult words: combine (to put more different things together), speed riding (a sport in which a person uses a paraglider and skis), snowkiting (a sport in which a person uses skis or a snowboard and a kite).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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