He died just over a year after his good friend plunged hundreds of feet to his death while base jumping
in the Swiss Alps.
Dr Grubisic died just over a year after his good friend plunged hundreds of feet to his death while base jumping
in the Swiss Alps.
These factors are likely to bring positive changes in the BASE Jumping
Equipment Market .
The Winchester inquest was told that the 47-yearold, who had completed 500 jumps previously, had joined a group for a base jumping
holiday in the area.
"He died doing the sport he loved the most but this time whilst base jumping
from a hill in Geneva, it took a tragic turn for the worst although details of how or why it happened have yet to be confirmed.
THRILLSEEKER Photo on Robert's Facebook page of a previous base jumping
is an acronym for the type of objects the jumpers might propel themselves from, such as buildings, antennas, spans and the Earth.
Later his appetite for kicks would see him try new "drugs", like base jumping
from tall buildings, bridges and cliffs and skydiving.
This is a bird's-eye view of illegal BASE jumping
: a shadowy world frequented by adrenalinejunkies hell-bent on hi-jacking public buildings in the still of night and, guided only by the fire-fly neon street lights, parachuting from the highest points.
It is the second such "base jumping
" incident in Middlesbrough in less than two years.
"Sunshine Superman" exhilaratingly retraces the steps--well, lunges --of the late Carl Boenish, an aerial cinematographer and the father of extreme sport BASE jumping
. His is a very colorful life story (albeit one that leaves some questions unanswered), vividly told here by first-time director Marah Strauch through a mix of plentiful archival materials, reenactments and interviews with surviving colleagues.
Dream jumping, or simply base jumping
without a parachute, is one of the exciting features on offer at the Expo -- the first of its kind being held in the region.