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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"As the only company organising Bungee jumping in Poland, we use a professional parachute - the so-called 'skokochron pillows'.
Those who successfully complete the bungee jumping and those who participate in the river tracing will be qualified to participate in prize drawing contests for roundtrip flight tickets to Hong Kong and Macao, respectively.
The paragliding will be in tandem with a veteran paraglider, while bungee jumping will be from a 62-meter ledge over a lake.
Though Scott has faced his fear of heights twice before on the race-he rappelled down a building while washing windows in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and also climbed up a stack of wooden pallets in Norway, this task will be different because it involves the bungee jumping. Not only is Scott scared of heights, but falling as well, something he opened up about in his (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ke59eCx1ew8) pre-race interview with CBS.
Kleyo De Abreu, who was killed while bungee jumping in Spain, pictured with her father Bernard Atwell
Due to the patented breaking system divers land similar to as if a parachute had been deployed and do not experience recoil as in Bungee Jumping.
| Bungee jumping is less daunting for some than switching current accounts.
Built around the deep-blue Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is famous for its adventure activities: mountain biking, jet boating, white-water rafting, and of course bungee jumping. You'll spot the tourists easily: Bungee protocol requires that you have your weight branded on your hand in red marker, like you're a two-legged form of livestock.
FRIENDS and family of a young man suffering with cancer joined forces to raise money for him by bungee jumping, cross dressing and eating insects.
New Delhi, April 8 -- Twin tragedies struck the inauguration of a mall in NOIDA on Saturday when a bungee jumping trainer fell to death while performing a stunt and Bollywood actress Sayali Bhagat suffered fractures in a car racing event.
But she has never stopped looking for an extreme sports rush, and that is how she ended up bungee jumping in Whistler.
Rachel Henigan, right, who works at the Middlesbrough branch of Waterstones at Captain Cook Store, will be bungee jumping off the Transporter Bridge on Sunday.