几岁学滑板才算晚?81岁老人学新技能
日期:2021-10-17 13:06

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Yoshio Kinoshita of Japan is not letting his age stop him from learning new tricks on a skateboard.

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日本的木下义夫并没有让年龄成为他学习滑板新技巧的障碍EOOO@xH0LaqZ&

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Almost every morning, the 81-year-old Kinoshita rides at his local skate park in the city of Osaka.

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几乎每天早上,81岁的木下都会在大阪市当地的滑板公园玩滑板2UZ_pX1r7x9E]5&evr

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He gets helpful information on how to improve from skateboarders who are many years younger than he is.

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他从比他小很多岁的滑板者那里获得了关于如何提高水平的有用信息.=LxDU,O2YB~ZbFSBi

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"They are all my teachers," said Kinoshita.

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木下说:“他们都是我的老师@o7[#,=Qdq;|p+HXw。”

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"At first I was holding on to the railing," he said.

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他说:“一开始我抓住栏杆不放V1kAB1gNF(5Y。”

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But he soon learned to make a 180-degree turn and other tricks.

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但他很快就学会了180度旋转和其他技巧&4NW&LSCY,AVotj

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Before he retired, Kinoshita worked in the building industry.

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退休前,木下曾在建筑行业工作~BX!WejWu&

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He still works part-time as an attendant in a bicycle parking area.

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他现在仍然在一个自行车停放区做兼职服务员j[;~X1uA*=9p

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Kinoshita began skateboarding only two years ago.

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木下两年前才开始玩滑板8Zwv0Px)8bQ#p)GTW

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He bought a board he saw at a market selling unclaimed goods left on the railway.

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他买了一块他在市场上看到的滑板,这个市场出售落在铁路上无人认领的物品+NWTqW4!J.))U|P8sY

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The decision to buy a skateboard changed Kinoshita's life.

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买滑板的决定改变了木下的生活~O#]kNga0[&(#AKD!

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Japan has the most aged people in the world.

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日本是世界上老龄人口最多的国家HI&HxViuqpX62

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More than 35 percent of its population is expected to be 65 or over by the year 2050.

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到2050年,预计超过35%的人口将达到65岁及以上T^v-yM5IC]wms;~

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Kinoshita told the Reuters news agency that he thinks skateboarding can help prevent mental decline.

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木下告诉路透社,他认为滑板有助于防止智力下降koR7^6!5A9t

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"It's a sport with a sense of tension," he said.

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“这是一项带有紧张感的运动,”他说dvR*g4!PP&e

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"Rather than zoning out, I think skateboarding improves the ability to think even just by a little bit."

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“我认为玩滑板可以提高思考能力,而不是走神,哪怕只是提高一点点YKu7Haf@y&(。”

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Kinoshita added, "For old people like me who try to learn new things, if we don't practice it little by little every day, we will forget how to do it immediately.

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木下补充说:“对于像我这样试图学习新东西的老年人来说,如果我们不每天一点点地练习,我们很快就会忘记怎么做_QosYSG_4d~k

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That's why I think I have to come here and practice every day."

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这就是我认为我必须来这里每天练习的原因H[&u5-9Pofdz。”

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Kinoshita has two children and two grandchildren.

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木下有两个孩子和两个孙子=(h#0azyCe7,8a

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He said he watched in wonder at the skateboarders who competed in the recent Tokyo Olympics.

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他说,他看到最近参加东京奥运会的滑板运动员感到很惊讶*vtvmfZqa(=

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All three medalists in the women's street skateboarding competition at the Games were between the ages of 13 and 19.

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在本届奥运会的滑板女子街式比赛中,三名奖牌获得者的年龄都在13岁到19岁之间50(z5XR(*!oljC

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That includes Japan's own gold medalist, 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya.

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这其中包括日本自己的金牌得主,13岁的西矢椛hKDuy(X#a+JB4

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"They are really incredible," said Kinoshita.

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木下说:“他们真的令人难以置信xCDGr_L6Jz+qXe。”

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He added, "To be honest, I can't beat those 5-year-old, 4-year-old or 3-year-old kids. That's for sure."

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他补充说,“老实说,我不能打败那些5岁、4岁或3岁的孩子gH@!1cf)[..%JB(,。这是肯定的qBvSt|Y+vRj9&#ptL7u。”

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I'm Jonathan Evans.

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重点解析


重点讲解:

1. hold on to 抓紧,不放开

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He held on to the back of the chair to stop himself from falling.

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他扶住椅子后背,以免摔倒mRZvEJU*b!i)3BD

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2. for sure 无疑;肯定

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One thing is for sure—it's not going to be easy.

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有一点可以肯定—事情不会很容易V_9wf[=@a[5X!

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