Zip-Line from the Eiffel Tower – level 3

09-06-2017 15:00

Locals and visitors to Paris had the rare opportunity to zip-line off the Eiffel Tower. They took off from the tower’s second floor and landed on a small platform 800 metres away, reaching speeds of up to 97 kilometres per hour.

This was the second time that you could zip-line from the Eiffel Tower, but the first experience was not as powerful because people jumped only from the first floor.

Difficult words: powerful (strong).

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