Wife Carrying Race
This news is about a sports event. It is a race. A man carries his wife in this race. He carries his wife on his shoulders. He needs to run over obstacles . The race is hard because the wife is heavy. She needs to be on the man’s shoulders without falling. The race is also hard because of obstacles like water, or fences .
Forty-four couples race in the event. One couple wins. The husband and wife win beer and money. The money comes in cash. The money needs to be more heavy than the wife. It is $655 (six hundred and fifty five dollars).
1. What is the news about?
2. How can the man win the race?
3. Is it hard to win the race? Why?
4. What do you get if you win?