Surfing dogs 寵物犬衝浪比賽

Pets take to the waves at a Californian event. Watch the video and learn new words.

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Who is top dog of the California waves?

About 50 animals wearing life jackets took part in the annual dog surfing competition in San Diego.

They were eager to follow their owners to the water and looked pretty confident and skilled at keeping their balance on the surfboards.

The owners guarantee that their pets are safe and enjoying the ride. At least this dog seems happy.

The event raises money for the San Diego Humane Society and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

詞彙

top dog  老大,首領(這裡指獲勝的狗)

life jackets  救生衣

eager  急切的

balance  平衡

guarantee  確信

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誰是加利福尼亞衝浪比賽的獲勝犬?

大約50隻身穿救生衣的狗狗們在聖地亞哥參加每年一度的衝浪比賽活動。

它們急切地緊跟主人衝向水中,充滿自信,並展現了衝浪板上的良好平衡技巧。

狗主人們確信他們的寵物安全並真正喜歡衝浪。至少這隻狗看上去還是很高興的。

這次活動是為聖地亞哥人道協會和防止虐待動物協會募捐。 

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1. Meet Atlas, a humanoid robot capable of crossing rough terrain and maintaining its __________ on one leg even when hit from the side.

2. Three anglers are “extremely lucky to be alive” after being rescued from a capsized boat off the Devon coast, Portland Coastguards have said.

The men had no __________ and ended up in the water after their 16ft (4.8m) boat overturned at speed before sinking off Seaton, coastguards said.

3. Police were called to a Cardiff supermarket after reports of clashes between customers __________ to take advantage of Black Friday sales.

4. The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has said it cannot __________ that all £2bn National Lottery money taken to fund London 2012 will be returned.

It is hoped profits from land sold after the Olympic Games will reimburse National Lottery funds.

5. An Essex drug dealer described as the “__________” in a £2m ecstasy ring has been convicted after police officers recorded coded conversations.

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1. Meet Atlas, a humanoid robot capable of crossing rough terrain and maintaining its balance on one leg even when hit from the side.

2. Three anglers are “extremely lucky to be alive” after being rescued from a capsized boat off the Devon coast, Portland Coastguards have said.

The men had no life jackets and ended up in the water after their 16ft (4.8m) boat overturned at speed before sinking off Seaton, coastguards said.

3. Police were called to a Cardiff supermarket after reports of clashes between customers eager to take advantage of Black Friday sales.

4. The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has said it cannot guarantee that all £2bn National Lottery money taken to fund London 2012 will be returned.

It is hoped profits from land sold after the Olympic Games will reimburse National Lottery funds.

5. An Essex drug dealer described as the “top dog” in a £2m ecstasy ring has been convicted after police officers recorded coded conversations.

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