bungee jumping

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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 jump will allow people to stay in air longer than a bungee jump, which typically lasts only four seconds.
His bungee jump bonanza was the equivalent of leaping 16 times the height of the Dubai landmark, the tallest building in the world.
The event was organised by Andie Harris, the North of England Civic Trust's learning and skills manager, who was first to bungee jump.
Anyone who would like to do a bungee jump should ring him on 01926 456017 or Di Hartley on 01926 482652.
An expert has warned that bungee jump safety may be fatally flawed.
A fearless fundraiser is to bungee jump off the Transporter Bridge to help boost the Yasmin Appeal.
Health and Safety Executive spokeswoman Kim Huggins says it lays down stringent guidelines for public events, but there are no specific rules for bungee jumps.
Several fatalities in bungee jumps have been reported around the world but no others in the UK apart from a man with a known heart condition who had a fatal attack.
SENIOR politicians last night called for a change in the law governing bungee jumps following a death at an event over the bank holiday weekend.
We have been in the business for 10 years and have put between 100,000 and 120,000 people through bungee jumps without a single incident.
Bungee jump king AJ Hackett set a new world record yesterday when he dived 591ft off one of the highest buildings in New Zealand.