HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Since losing an arm in a car accident, this Hong Kong man has learned to play badminton - next step is playing the violin [May 8, 2018]

HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Since losing an arm in a car accident, this Hong Kong man has learned to play badminton - next step is playing the violin [May 8, 2018]

1.

2. The music sounded horrible

3. The damage to his arm was too great for them to fix

4. his left, “not least that Shum is right-handed, and had to learn to use the bow with his left arm” 

5. D

6. (i) wider

(ii) steadily 

(iii) durable 

7. A  

8. any three of:

(i) stopped covering up his affected arm

(ii) learned to play badminton

(iii) learned to play table tennis 

(iv) started cycling 

(v) competed in triathlons

9. Shum has changed from being self-conscious about his amputated arm to gaining confidence through learning how to play the violin and various sports. He now hopes to be an inspiration to his daughter. 

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