Do one thing every day that scares you #3

Do one thing every day that scares you #3

[business insider]

Are you brave enough to ride the Jebel Jais Flight zipline? Book your ride HERE

The world’s longest zipline has opened in UAE. The “Jebel Jais Flight” measures over 1.7 miles long, beating the previous record holder “The Monster” which measures 1.5 miles.

To put the length of the zipline into perspective, it’s longer than the Golden Gate Bridge and the same length as 29 Big Bens stacked on top of each other.

The zipline will send users at travel speeds of up to 90 mph, making it the ultimate thrill seeker experience.

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

The world’s longest zipline
The Jebel Jais Flight
It’s located on the highest mountain
Over 1.7 miles long
Vertically stacked
Travel up to 90mph
Land on a suspended platform
Extremely safe
A Guinness world record
To ensure that we the safest product

Do one thing every day that scares you #2

Do one thing every day that scares you #2

[ikea belgium]

A wireless bungee jump? Is it already possible? One thing is certain, it looks so real that everyone will surely go along with this story of the first wireless bungee jump. Now in theory, it could even be possible according to physics experts. 

The 3-minute mockumentary shows that the era of “wireless” is finally here. Yes, now everything is wireless, and even bungee jumping may soon be done without the  elastic attachment. In the meantime, IKEA launches an intelligent system allowing you to wirelessly charge your smartphone. No more hassle with wires, all you do is lay your smartphone on the wireless charger, beautifully incorporated in IKEA furniture. [DDB]

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

Combine extreme sports with science

 A wireless bungee jump

 A team of scientist

 Here’s the story

 We work with magnets

 They attract each other

 We are going to do the reverse

 Four dishes which will convert the electricity into a strong magnetic field

 The bungee jumper

 It will look like he is doing a bungee jump

 The guy who is will to do it

 In theory everything should work

 The big day

 Jumping without a wire

 Damien is ready

 You did it

 It’s one of the greatest feelings in the world

 Wireless charging today


Do one thing every day that scares you

Do one thing every day that scares you

[world of free sports]

Victoria Falls Highline

Almost exactly 159 years after the Scottish missionary David Livingstone discovered the Victoria Falls as the first European, Reinhard Kleindl and Lukas Irmler were able to become the first to cross the almost 100m wide gorge in front of the world´s biggest waterfall – on a Slackline. 

Visit Reinhard HERE

Visit Lukas HERE