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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Bungy Jumping is very famous in New Zealand & Australia.
"The country is renowned for its range of adventure pastimes -- the best known being bungy jumping, jetboat riding, rafting and skiing.