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 centre's main aim is to provide education and recreation for local residents "I haven't done a bungee jump before but last year I did a skydive to raise funds for the same charity.
Editor of Blue Peter, Ewan Vinnicombe, said the Transporter Bridge was chosen as it is one of the most iconic places to do a bungee jump from in the UK.
The teenager had been taking part in a type of bungee jump known as "puenting", which involves diving with two cords attached off a bridge, then swinging beneath it.
And organisers say a bungee jump of this scale is the first of its kind in Liverpool and has already attracted a lot of attention.
The jump will allow people to stay in air longer than a bungee jump, which typically lasts only four seconds.
Suzanne, who lives in Hill Top, West Bromwich, has raised more than PS150 from her bungee jump, which took place at the end of last month.
Dubai-based fitness coach Colin Philips, from the UK, smashed the previous record of 105 bungee jumps, surpassing that total and going on to complete a further 50 jumps.
He may be battered and bruised -- and a little light-headed -- but Dubai's new bungee jump record breaker is already setting his sights on his next challenge.
A CARE home worker braved a 160ft bungee jump from Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge, to raise funds for the elderly people she looks after.
ONE in eight people would find doing a bungee jump or parachuting out of a plane less daunting than switching their current account provider.
One in eight would rather do a bungee jump than switch their current account