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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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BIG DIPPER Bungee jumper Simon Berry completes his super biscuit dunk in Berkshire and gets certificate, right, to mark achievement
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
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.
In this case, that expert turned out to be a Frontier agent who was an experienced bungee jumper.
One advertisement showed a bungee jumper, with the caption, "Why do Californians wait until the last minute to talk to God?
I knew a bungee jumper at British Gas in Manchester, where I work as a billing assistant," Lisa explains.
The Xtreme Dialing campaign features MTV Sandblast host Peter King, bungee jumper Jimbo X, and barefoot waterskiier Ron Scarpa, all icons in the world of extreme sports.
PLUNGE Bungee jumper goes over the edge in 007 style
AT 96, South African Mohr Keet became the oldest bungee jumper ever.