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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There was one episode where she went bungee jumping from a helicopter.
I even proposed to her in front of charging elephants and she still said no so I will again propose, as I do bungee jumping or the swing," he added.
The opening of the Face Adrenalin Bloukrans Bungy Jump in 1997 caused great excitement in the bungee jumping fraternity worldwide; Bloukrans is the world's highest commercial bungee jump at a whopping 216 meters high.
You have no clue what's out there -- like bungee jumping.
BUNGEE jumping, skydiving, abseiling, and swimming with sharks are just a few of the adventures that Birmingham over-50s are enjoying on their holidays.
It can be used to study pendulum forces, roller coaster physics and dynamics with cart and track experiments or even measure acceleration fore e and altitude in outdoor sports such as skateboarding, hiking, skiing or bungee jumping.
Gareth Daniels, 23, student, of Sunderland: I wouldn't mind bungee jumping off the Tyne Bridge.
To make matters worse, insurers generally tend to lump vastly different organizations together in the same risk categories, such as putting an organization that builds and maintains hiking trails in the same risk category as heli-skiing or bungee jumping.
The fair will run June 5-8 and feature bungee jumping, pig racing, midway games, carnival rides, an international food court, a petting zoo and hundreds of commercial vendors.
Police have seized the harness and bungee jumping equipment and they are carrying out a joint investigation with Swansea County Council.
Police have seized the harness and bungee jumping equipment and they are now carrying out a joint investigation with Swansea County Council.
BUNGEE jumping is one of the activities on offer at a fun day to raise money for a baby unit in Coventry.