Risking serious injury or even death, 'tombstoning
' involves jumping off rocks or cliffs into the water below.
Risking serious injury or even death, tombstoning
involves jumping off rocks or cliffs into the water below.
Gordon is now warning youngsters to think twice about tombstoning
"I'd been going in head first but this time I kept my vertical position -- which they call 'tombstoning
' -- and it saved my life."
And he said that despite ongoing campaign work by the RNLI, emergency services and coastal safety groups, tombstoning
accidents remain a frequent problem.
The oven settings also have a huge influence on tombstoning
. If the temperature increases too quickly, the flux does not have enough time to thoroughly remove the oxidation from the terminations and land pads.
Nationwide, HM Coastguard has already recorded three tombstoning
deaths and three injuries this year.
We need to challenge the idea that tombstoning
is just a bit of fun.
The Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) has been made aware of numerous incidents of tombstoning
in North Wales, including at Anglesey, Llanberis, Llangollen, Abersoch and Betws-y-Coed.
Fred Caygill, a spokesman for the Coastguard Agency, said yesterday there was a growing tombstoning
trend in Britain and anything which promoted it was very stupid.
A THRILLSEEKING teenager has suffered suspected spinal injuries after he landed on rocks whilst tombstoning
A FATHER-OF-SIX drank 14 cans of cider before tombstoning
off an 80ft cliff to his death.