Walk over Volcano – level 2

10-03-2020 07:00

American daredevil Nick Wallenda walked over an active volcano in Nicaragua. Wallenda walked 1,800 feet on a wire that was only one inch wide. He used an oxygen mask which protected him from toxic gas from the volcano.

Some people were disappointed that Wallenda also wore a safety equipment. He usually does not wear safety equipment; however, a TV station wanted him to wear it because his stunt was live on TV.

The walk above the volcano lasted 31 minutes, and it was Wallenda’s highest and longest high wire walk. In 2012, Wallenda became the first person to walk over the Niagara Falls. In 2013, he walked over the Grand Canyon.

Difficult words: daredevil (a person who likes doing dangerous things), stunt (when somebody does something dangerous and exciting, and many people watch it), high wire walk (a walk on a thin wire high above the ground).

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