#46: 篮球少年不喜欢“独臂”那两个字

A 13-year old Chinese boy with only one arm becomes an internet sensation after a video clip of him playing basketball goes viral.

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13岁的张家城是一名学生。

他5岁时因为一场意外而失去了右手臂。

意外 yì wài = accident
手臂 shǒu bì = arm


今年5月30日,他去看一场篮球赛。

比赛休息时间,有球员邀请他上球场打球。

独臂的张家城熟练地完成很多高难度的动作,让人惊叹。

篮球 lán qiú = basketball
独臂 dú bì = one-armed
熟练 shú liàn = skillful / experienced
动作 dòng zuò = movement / action
惊叹 jīng tàn = to marvel


这段43秒的视频被现场观众传上网,浏览量超过千万。

浏览量 liú lǎn liàng = (video/page) views


连NBA球星库里 (Stephen Curry) 看了也惊叹不已:

“这个孩子是谁?请帮我找到他!”

“继续努力吧,别让任何人对你说不行。”


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“独臂篮球少年”在网上走红,但随之而来的媒体关注却打破了他平静的生活。

随之而来 suí zhī ér lái = the accompanying
媒体 méi tǐ = media
平静 píng jìng = calm


许多记者来到他家,不停地要求他接受采访。

他下课后练球时也吸引不少人围观。

采访 cǎi fǎng = interview
练球 liàn qiú = practice (playing ball)
围观 wéi guān = to surround and watch (i.e. onlookers)


有人直接站在篮板下,近距离拍摄他和朋友打篮球的样子。

有人甚至用无人机从空中跟拍。

篮板 lán bǎn = basketball backboard (i.e. the hoop)
拍摄 pāi shè = to shoot (photos or video)
无人机 wú rén jī = drone


这突如其来的压力让张家城一度崩溃,他哭了。

突如其来 tū rú qí lái = sudden
崩溃 bēng kuì = to break down


他希望生活能回归平静,没有媒体采访,没有人跟拍。

他更希望被大家称作“篮球少年”,“不喜欢‘独臂’那两个字”。

“我只想证明我跟别人没有不一样,我会努力地练篮球,生活中的事情都会努力去做好。”

证明 zhèng míng = to prove


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篮球少年张家城:不喜欢“独臂”那两个字


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