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  • There's something approaching from the distance

    有東西從遠處走來

  • that you can't stop.

    你不能停止。

  • It can completely destroy cities

    它可以完全摧毀城市

  • and kill tens of thousands of people.

    並殺死數萬人。

  • It looks like another big wave at first,

    乍一看又是一波大行情。

  • but as it gets closer, you can see

    但當它越來越近,你可以看到

  • it's not just big.

    它不僅是大。

  • It's HUGE!

    這是巨大的!

  • It's a tsunami.

    這是一場海嘯。

  • You should probably run away from it,

    你也許應該逃離它。

  • but instead,

    而是。

  • we're going to surf it.

    我們要去衝浪了。

  • Seriously? This can't be good.

    真的嗎?這不可能是好事。

  • Well, we better get started.

    好吧,我們最好開始。

  • The biggest wave that someone has surfed on

    某個人衝浪過的最大的波浪

  • was 24.4 meters tall (80 feet).

    是24.4米高(80英尺)。

  • Tsunamis can be around this height

    海嘯可以在這個高度左右

  • but for our purposes let's go a little bigger

    但為了我們的目的,讓我們走得更遠一些吧

  • and say ours is 30 meters tall (100 feet).

    並說我們的是30米高(100英尺)。

  • But if you do want to surf on a tsunami

    但如果你真的想在海嘯中衝浪的話

  • - and we don't recommend you do it ,

    - 我們不建議你這樣做。

  • you'll most likely have to travel to Japan

    赴日旅遊

  • or the Philippines.

    或菲律賓。

  • This is because they're located

    這是因為他們位於

  • in the Ring of Fire,

    在火圈中。

  • an area in the Pacific Ocean where tsunamis are most likely to occur.

    太平洋中最有可能發生海嘯的地區;

  • But wait,

    但是,等等。

  • how do tsunamis occur anyways?

    海嘯是怎麼發生的呢?

  • Tsunamis are different from the usual waves

    海嘯和一般的海浪不同

  • caused by wind and tides.

    由風和潮汐引起的。

  • Tsunamis form due to volcanic activity,

    海嘯是由於火山活動形成的。

  • but most often after an earthquake occurs in the ocean.

    但最常見的是在海洋發生地震後。

  • If an earthquake happens in the sea that's

    如果在海里發生地震,那就是。

  • 6.5 or higher on the Richter scale,

    里氏6.5級以上。

  • you can expect a tsunami to come heading for land.

    你可以預料到海嘯會向陸地襲來。

  • This massive wave will start

    這個巨大的浪潮將開始

  • deep in the ocean and

    大洋深處

  • build its way up to the coastline,

    構建它的方式到海岸線。

  • quickly gaining speed and power.

    迅速獲得速度和力量。

  • Experts say that a tsunami can move up to

    專家表示,海嘯的移動速度可以達到。

  • 800 km/h (497 mph) as it reaches the shore,

    800公里/小時(497英里/小時),當它到達岸邊時。

  • so be prepared for a wave as fast a passenger jet.

    所以要準備好迎接像客機一樣快的浪潮。

  • And although tsunamis start as small bumps deep in the ocean,

    雖然海嘯開始時是海洋深處的小疙瘩。

  • as they reach shallower water

    漸入佳境

  • they become much more massive.

    他們變得更加龐大。

  • So how would you surf on this thing?

    那麼,你會如何在這個東西上衝浪?

  • Let's hope you have a friend that's just as daring as you.

    希望你有一個和你一樣大膽的朋友。

  • Because the wave is moving so fast,

    因為波浪移動得太快了。

  • you'd need your friend to drive up the wave on a jet ski

    你需要你的朋友開著噴氣式滑雪艇去衝浪

  • while you hitch a ride on the back.

    當你搭上後面的車。

  • If you manage to get to the top,

    如果你能爬到上面去

  • you'll quickly realize that

    你很快就會發現

  • this wave is completely different

    此消彼長

  • from any other wave you've surfed before.

    從任何其他波 你已經衝浪之前。

  • That's because tsunami waves don't break

    那是因為海嘯的波浪是不會破裂的。

  • as opposed to regular waves created by wind.

    相對於風產生的常規波浪而言。

  • A breaking wave curves and cascades onto itself,

    碎裂的浪花彎彎曲曲,層層疊疊地湧向自己。

  • making it the perfect wall for your surfboard.

    使其成為您衝浪板的完美牆面。

  • But generally speaking,

    但一般來說。

  • a tsunami doesn't have this quality.

    海嘯沒有這種品質。

  • Apart from the massive size,

    除了龐大的規模。

  • and the incredible speed of the tsunami,

    以及海嘯的驚人速度。

  • surfing on it would be nearly impossible because

    上衝浪幾乎是不可能的,因為

  • there wouldn't be much for your board to grip onto.

    你的板子就沒什麼好抓的了。

  • But you're up here now, so what do you do?

    但你現在在上面,你要做什麼?

  • Well, your best bet

    好吧,你最好的選擇

  • is to really only hold on for your dear life and hope for the best.

    是真的只能抱著僥倖心理,希望最好的結果。

  • Let's be real here;

    讓我們在這裡是真實的。

  • there's no way you're going to be able to surf on this monster.

    你不可能在這個怪物上衝浪的。

  • You'll quickly be hurled towards whatever coast the tsunami decides to bring you to.

    你會很快被扔向海嘯決定帶你到的任何海岸。

  • And you probably won't just land on the beach either.

    而且你可能也不會只落在沙灘上。

  • You could be several hundred meters or

    你可能在幾百米或

  • even kilometers inland.

    就在內陸幾英里的地方。

  • It could hurl you against the side of a bus,

    它可以把你扔到公共汽車的側面。

  • or into a building.

    或進入建築物。

  • And after the tsunami brings you there

    在海嘯把你帶到那裡之後

  • that won't be all that happens.

    這不會是所有發生的事情。

  • After it tosses you inland,

    在它把你拋向內陸之後。

  • the waves will pull you right back out into the ocean.

    海浪會把你拉回大海。

  • Now it's not only you in the tsunami.

    現在,海嘯中不僅有你。

  • Other people,

    其他的人。

  • cars, and even entire parts of buildings will all be forced into the ocean,

    汽車,甚至整個建築物的部分都會被逼入大海。

  • causing even more destruction as they slosh through the tsunami's path.

    導致更多的破壞,因為他們滑過海嘯的路徑。

  • You may think it's over now,

    你可能認為現在已經結束了。

  • but that isn't the case.

    但事實並非如此。

  • A tsunami isn't just one massive wave;

    海嘯不僅僅是一個巨大的浪花。

  • it's multiple waves.

    是多波。

  • A tsunami can last for up to an hour.

    海嘯可以持續一個小時。

  • With waves up to 30 meters (100 feet)

    海浪高達30米(100英尺)。

  • continually hitting the coast while destroying cities and killing people.

    不斷衝擊沿海地區,同時摧毀城市,殺戮人民。

  • So once you lose your surfboard,

    所以一旦你失去了你的衝浪板。

  • you'd be in the water with everything else,

    你會在水裡與其他一切。

  • being pushed back and forth from the coast and back out to the sea.

    被從海岸上推來推去,又被推到海里。

  • You'd keep doing this until you inevitably drown

    你會一直這樣做,直到你不可避免地被淹死。

  • or die from getting hit by debris.

    或者被碎片擊中而死。

  • So although surfing a tsunami would make for a pretty gnarly story,

    所以,雖然衝浪海嘯會是一個很慘烈的故事。

  • maybe we should stick to regular breakers for now.

    也許我們應該堅持定期斷路器現在。

  • One person who might be a contender to tame a tsunami

    有一個人可能是馴服海嘯的競爭者。

  • would be legendary Big Wave Surfer Laird Hamilton.

    將是傳奇的大浪衝浪者萊爾德-漢密爾頓。

  • I gotta admit, I didn't know much about big wave surfers until I listened to his book "Liferider" on Audible.

    我得承認,我對大浪衝浪者並不瞭解,直到我在Audible上聽了他的《Liferider》一書。

  • But he's one of the icons of the sport, and

    但他是這項運動的標誌之一,而且。

  • you get a real insight into what goes on in the mind of someone who's not afraid to tackle enormous challenges.

    你會真正瞭解到一個不懼怕應對巨大挑戰的人的內心想法。

  • Audible is where so many inspiring voices and compelling stories

    Audible是許多鼓舞人心的聲音和引人入勝的故事的地方。

  • open listeners up to new experiences, and ways of thinking.

    打開聽眾的新經驗,和思維方式。

  • Listening makes us smarter, more connected people.

    傾聽讓我們成為更聰明、更有聯繫的人。

  • It makes us better partners, parents, and leaders.

    它讓我們成為更好的合作伙伴、父母和領導者。

  • And there's no better place to start listening than Audible.

    沒有比Audible更適合開始聽的地方了。

  • We're big fans of Audible here at Underknown, and

    我們是Audible的忠實粉絲,在Underknown,和。

  • we use many of their audio books to inspire the videos that we make for you.

    我們使用他們的許多有聲讀物來啟發我們為您製作的視頻。

  • So thanks Audible for inspiring us.

    所以感謝Audible給我們的啟發。

  • You can start listening today with a 30-day Audible trial.

    您可以從今天開始,通過30天的Audible試用期開始收聽。

  • Your first audiobook, plus two Audible Originals are free.

    您的第一本有聲書,加上兩本Audible原版書是免費的。

  • Visit audible.dot com slash What If - that's audible.dot com slash What If to sign up, or text (WhatIf) to 500-500.

    訪問audible.dot.com斜線What If--就是audible.dot.com斜線What If進行報名,或者發短信(WhatIf)到500-500。

  • Even if you were to try to surf a tsunami,

    即使你要嘗試衝浪海嘯。

  • and somehow survived,

    並以某種方式活了下來。

  • you could be pretty badly hurt and in a lot of pain.

    你可能會受到很嚴重的傷害,在很多痛苦。

  • But what if you couldn't feel pain?

    但如果你感覺不到疼痛呢?

  • Then you could probably do it!

    那你也許可以做到!

  • But we'll leave that story, for another, WHAT IF.

    但我們會離開這個故事,另一個,如果。

There's something approaching from the distance

有東西從遠處走來

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如何嘗試衝海嘯浪 (What If You Tried to Surf a Tsunami?)

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    Zenn 發佈於 2019 年 10 月 14 日
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