Wife-carrying race 「背老婆」賽跑


A loving couple should support one another, and here in Maine, in the US, they take it to heart.

Fifty men stepped up to the plate at the annual North American Wife-Carrying Championship.

The men carry their other half through a 250-metre obstacle course as fast as they can.

And like in every relationship, there are ups and downs.

A couple of locals are this year』s winners, and the prize - her weight in beer and money.

Vocabulary 詞匯:

take it to heart 對某事上心,認真對待

stepped up to the plate 接受了挑戰

other half 另一半(那一位)

obstacle course 障礙賽跑賽道 ups and downs坎坷,起伏