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bungee jumping

, bungy jumping
a sport in which a participant jumps from a high bridge, building, etc., secured only by a rubber cord attached to the ankles
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The impact of seeing these animals in the wild is both exhilarating and humbling; emotions similar, I imagine, to those pumping through the veins of first-time bungee jumpers.
A bungee jumper leaps off 216m above the Bloukrans River | A bungee jumper leaps off 216m above the Bloukrans River
The ITC had earlier dismissed 190 objections against another ad in the campaign, in which a bungee jumper lost his head to a crocodile.
As the man says on that Foster's ad where the bungee jumper gets his head snapped off by a hungry croc, "Crikey mate, that's gotta hurt
It opens with a suitably dramatic episode where a bungee jumper and a parachutist collide mid-air at a fair.
Our thanks also to American Speech (Spring 2000), journal of the American Dialect Society, for these emerging terms: blabbermouthpiece -- n an indiscreet public relations spokesperson; bungee jumper -- n (among medical workers) a patient who pulls out his or her catheter tube; fad surfing -- n corporate management practice closely following new fashions and trends in management styles as devised by consultants.
A BORO barmy bungee jumper who took a leap of faith to raise pounds 350 for charity now hopes his team can avoid the drop.
THE company at the centre of a police probe into the death of a charity bungee jumper could face manslaughter charges.
A BUNGEE jumper lost his fight for life last night after an 180- ft plunge.
A BUNGEE jumper was fighting for life last night after his harness snapped during a 180-foot charity leap from a crane.
JIM DUFFY has handled his career's highs and lows with the constitution of a bungee jumper minus a butterfly in his stomach.
The most extreme BBQ was held on LakeWalapoa in Auckland, New Zealand, when in 1996 a bungee jumper plunged down to a barbi on a raft 250ft below to speed grill a burger