World Surf League – level 2
Big Wave is a competition that is part of the World Surf League. Big Wave recently took place in Mexico. Professional surfers rode huge waves there.
Josh Kerr, an Australian surfer, won the competition. His score was 24.27. American Greg Long finished second with a score of 18.84.
Kerr moved up to the fifth place in the league, and Long moved to the first place. However, there are still two more events in the league.
Difficult words: competition (a situation when you compete – try to win at something), league (a series of competitions), huge (very big).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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