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Niagara Falls report question

gam01hrgam01hr Posts: 177 ✭✭✭
edited August 2017 in Archived News 2017
Hi guys, I have trouble to understand some words in this report.

While listen to this video, please could you help me to fill the blanks?

I wish you could have been here to share in the excitement to it was brilliant brilliant from beginning to end.
The weather couldn't have been more stellar it was just magical, from beginning to end as well, and it was so exciting to hear the crowd just roar at the end as he sprinted towards the end it was just magical, there is no other word, it was really incredible.

It was really fantastic, wasn't it? And as you said, the weather played its part; it was perfect weather, we can see the pictures we're watching now. The mist rising up from the water and

... he was talking pretty much all the way through it, it seemed.
Presumably, what, talking to the TV networks or his security team, do you know?

Well his father was in a truck I found out, not too far, from where he departed from. Right, about a hundred feet from where I was standing: He was in a truck having a conversation, I don't know if you saw at the end when they were talking in there -

he had a wire coming out of his ear. So, he had an earpiece the entire way, and he had a conversation back and forth with his father.
As his father was, you know, conversing with him,

and discussing the walk, discussing the weather, discussing his children, his family, his faith. It really was really wonderful to see that coverage of both of them conversing back and forth.
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