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From the Ted Talk by Ueli Gegenschatz: Extreme wingsuit flying

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So my goal soon was to discover new places that nobody had jumped before. So in summer 2000 I was the first to BASE jump the Eiger ntroh Face in Switzerland. Two years after this, I was the first to BASE jump from Matterhorn, a very famous mountain that probably everybody knows in here. 2005 I did a BASE jump from the Eiger, from the Monk and from the Jungfrau, three very fouams mountains in Switzerland. The special thing on these three jumps were, I hiked them all and climbed them all in only one day. In 2008 I jmeupd the effiel teowr in Paris. (Laughter)

Open Cloze

So my goal soon was to discover new places that nobody had jumped before. So in summer 2000 I was the first to BASE jump the Eiger _____ Face in Switzerland. Two years after this, I was the first to BASE jump from Matterhorn, a very famous mountain that probably everybody knows in here. 2005 I did a BASE jump from the Eiger, from the Monk and from the Jungfrau, three very ______ mountains in Switzerland. The special thing on these three jumps were, I hiked them all and climbed them all in only one day. In 2008 I ______ the ______ _____ in Paris. (Laughter)

Solution

  1. eiffel
  2. north
  3. tower
  4. jumped
  5. famous

Original Text

So my goal soon was to discover new places that nobody had jumped before. So in summer 2000 I was the first to BASE jump the Eiger North Face in Switzerland. Two years after this, I was the first to BASE jump from Matterhorn, a very famous mountain that probably everybody knows in here. 2005 I did a BASE jump from the Eiger, from the Monk and from the Jungfrau, three very famous mountains in Switzerland. The special thing on these three jumps were, I hiked them all and climbed them all in only one day. In 2008 I jumped the Eiffel Tower in Paris. (Laughter)

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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wingsuit flying 2
base jumping 2
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Important Words

  1. base
  2. climbed
  3. day
  4. discover
  5. eiffel
  6. eiger
  7. face
  8. famous
  9. goal
  10. hiked
  11. jump
  12. jumped
  13. jumps
  14. jungfrau
  15. laughter
  16. matterhorn
  17. monk
  18. mountain
  19. mountains
  20. north
  21. paris
  22. places
  23. special
  24. summer
  25. switzerland
  26. tower
  27. years