wildest dreams

wildest dreams

visit California

What’s it like to try an extreme sport, for the first time? This wild man isn’t afraid to show you. (Ok, maybe he’s a little afraid.) Jonny Moseley travels to Lone Pine, California in the Sierras to get a lesson from his buddy, Red Bull sponsored slacklining champ, Alex Mason.

Vocabulary Chunks to learn from video :

  • A pro slack-liner
  • This location that is so beautiful
  • Tight rope
  • Check this place out – it’s so gorgeous
  • Check out these rock formations
  • I think I’m in the spot
  • That is so sick
  • Just channel the energy
  • It looks so damn easy but it’s not
  • I’m pretty flexible
  • Jut give it a try
  • It’s dark, it’s raining, there’s lightning, there’s thunder
  • I knew I was going to be really scared
  • That is not what I expected

 

 

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

 

The sky is the limit

The sky is the limit

  [DW English]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • A slack line spans 80 meters across a deep ravine
  • Suspended over a 100 m drop
  • A huge achievement
  • It was like winning four world championships in 30 seconds
  • He fell from the slack line often
  • The best mountain biker in the world
  • He won one title after another
  • Prepare myself for my competition
  • The sea and the mountain is within easy reach
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Street trials
  • Using the natural urban obstacles
  • Spice it up with some free style tricks
  • Creating videos that get hundreds of thousands clicks online
  • This allows athletes to market themselves
  • He was ahead of the pack
  • Extreme Sports
  • Push our limits and see what is possible
  • Test his skills
  • The sky is the limit
  • Go with the flow
  • Riding my bike and enjoying life
  • Tomorrow is another day and another challenge

 

 

Slacklining the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

Slacklining the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

Watch the following video :

Slacklining

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

The first to cross the Victoria Falls Gorge in Zimbabwe using a slack line

They spent two years preparing for the crossing

A coin toss

Conditions were tough

He was wearing a safety harness

He finally managed the crossing

He was followed by Lukas

He performed a balancing trick

He enjoyed the breathtaking view high above the canyon

Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe