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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So within a few years we wrote of code of practice that really set the foundation for bungy to carry on without being destroyed by people who weren't so concerned with safety or passionate about the activities.
NZB: Why do you think Al Hackett Bungy has been such a successful, iconic brand?
Henry: Bungy has managed to maintain its position in the front of the market for a long time because we've continued to adapt.
NZB: Why do you think bungy still poses a huge personal challenge for people?
We know they're going to have a great experience, and when they get off the end of the bungy they are sort of 'reunited' with the earth and get a great boost in their self-esteem.
NZB: Who would you like to challenge to bungy and why?
Billy understood the whole idea of bungy and was really pleased with his jump.