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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