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3 Read More 161 AFTER STUDENT’SBOOK, PAGE A . Read the article 11 DaysAround the World in Extreme sports can be dangerous, but many people enjoy doing these sports because it makes them feel happy and alive. Sixty-five-year-old Fedor Konyukhov from Russia is one of these people. He sailed around the world four times, he climbed Mount Everest twice, from the North Pole to Canada and he even crossed the Pacific 1 he traveled by dogsled . 2 in a rowboat – from Chile to Australia – Ocean 5 Konyukhov’s latest adventure was probably one of his most difficult and dangerous ideas. He traveled nonstop around the world in a hot air balloon. Konyukhov began his journey He flew east over Australia, crossed the Pacific . 2016 , 12 in Western Australia on July Ocean and then flew over South America. After that, he continued his journey over the . rd 23 Atlantic Ocean and the Southern Ocean. Konkyukhov was back in Australia on July 10 days. 11 kilometers in ,000 34 He landed his balloon safely in a field after traveling over ! He set a new world record meters. ,000 10 The journey was difficult. Konyukhov’s balloon flew at a height of up to At that height, it was very difficult to breathe. The temperature was also extreme. During ˚C. The weather -56 the day it was sometimes ver y hot, and at night, it could be as cold as 15 Luckily, . 3 was also a problem. Konyukhov flew his balloon through heavy thunderstorms his balloon wasn’t hit by lightning. But his biggest problem was probably the lack of all the time because he was afraid that his 4 sleep. He felt that he needed to be in control . 5 balloon might crash with a team 6 Konyukhov was alone in the hot air balloon, but he was in constant contact 20 of experts who helped him fly his balloon safely. They gave him weather information, problems. In 7 they helped find the best route, and they helped solve some technical addition, they helped Konyukhov stay awake when it was too dangerous for him to sleep. Konyukhov is already planning his next exciting adventure. This time he wants to take it ! easy. He thinks a camel ride across the Australia desert sounds just right 25 מזחלת כלבים / زلاجة كلاب dogsled 1 בשליטה / مسيطر in control 4 קשר רצוף / اتّصال متواصل constant contact 6 סירת משוטים / زورق تجديف rowboat 2 יתרסק / يتحطّم crash 5 טכניות / فنّية technical 7 סופות רעמים / عواصف رعدية thunderstorms 3 224


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