Bungee Jumping

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An ‘extreme’ sport in which a long elastic band is attached to the participant, who dives off a height. While accidents are rare, they are significant when they do occur, including quadriplegia or death—often due to improper fastening or miscalculation of the distance to the ground
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As soon as we found out about the Transporter I immediately knew we had to do it from here as it is one of the few places where you can bungee jump from a bridge.
Tickets for the bungee jump cost PS80 and are inclusive of admission fee and a donation to The Reader Organisation.
Dream jumps are referred to around the world as bungee jumps without recoil.
Suzanne Payne during n her 160 foot bungee jump at the West Midlands Water Ski Centre
His bungee jump bonanza was the equivalent of leaping 16 times the height of the Dubai landmark, the tallest building in the world.
Care home manager, Victoria Lee, said: "We're all very proud of Maddison for taking part in this bungee jump, it's such a brave thing to do.
Taken to the Kawarau Bridge, which boasts the world's first commercial bungee jump, I was told we were there just to participate in some people watching.
Summary: A video of a paraplegic woman doing a bungee jump in a wheelchair has gone viral.
A WOMAN who had to cancel her wedding because her terminally ill sweetheart is unwell watched as a friend did a fund raising bungee jump.
Sarah, from Abertridwr, Caerphilly, a volunteer with Hope Rescue, decided to use a gift voucher for a free bungee jump to raise money for the dog.
Head to South Africa where you can bungee jump to your heart's content at Face Adrenalin.