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dynamic postural instability, characteristic of old age, usually carrying significant morbidity, e.g. fractures, resultant decreased quality of life and increased mortality; tendency to fall is exacerbated by systemic illnesses, general confusion, drug therapies, foot pathologies, gait alterations (e.g. slow speed, short step length, narrow stride width, varied stepping frequency, stride length variability); inappropriate footwear, loss of visual acuity, loss of balance and poor home circumstances
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The expedition to Angel Falls had been organised by tour operator First Choice.
The green family welcomes new shades like wasabi and lily pad, while new inspirational blues include tide pool, angel falls and cosmic sky, according to the company.
She also claimed to be the first woman to jump from Angel Falls in Venezuela, the highest waterfall in the world, and she worked closely as a technical adviser with Sanders, who has done skydiving sequences for James Bond movies.
How could I possibly try bungee jumping from a 200ft crane, abseiling down a 600ft tower or riding off Angel Falls on my pushbike in the comfort of my own home?
In a key plot turn, the angel falls by releasing her own appetites with mom's boyfriend, and Rene runs around the exterior of the building, staring into windows, horrified by the apparition of one sexual scene after another.
flying onto Angel Falls, the world's highest waterfall.
In October 1937, following weeks of preparation, Angel landed his airplane El Rio Caroni on the Auyantepui plateau, the vast 348 square-mile plateau from which Angel Falls flows.
The group had been visiting the spectacular national park - which includes the Angel Falls, the world's largest waterfall Makeli Freire, a tour guide in the park, said: "The plane started to take off and we sensed it was losing power.
That honour belongs to the amazing Angel Falls in Venezuela, which drops 3212 feet
They also visited the Cainama National Park and the Angel Falls.
Martin, who works at Vision Express in Leamington, was one of 18 skydivers from around the world to travel to Venezuela for the jump off Angel Falls.
Canadian travel agency owner Marchal says Canaima Camp at Venezuela's Angel Falls is guilty of "gouging" with its year-end rates.