Ejercicio 5

Read the text below and think of the word that best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).


Motorbike Stunt Rider

I work (0) ..as… a motorbike stunt rider – that is, I do tricks on my motorbike at shows. The Le Mans racetrack in France was (1) .……. I first saw some guys doing motorbike stunts. I’d never seen anyone riding a motorbike using just the back wheel before and I was (2) ..…… impressed I went straight home and taught (3) …….. to do the same. It wasn’t very long before I began to earn my living at shows performing my own motorbike stunts.

I have a degree (4) .…… mechanical engineering; this helps me to look at the physics (5) …….. lies behind each stunt. In addition to being responsible for design changes to the motorbike, I have to work (6) …….. every stunt I do. People often think that my work is very dangerous, but, apart (7) ..…… some minor mechanical problem happening occasionally during a stunt, nothing ever goes wrong. I never feel in (8) ……. kind of danger because I’m very experienced.