bungee jump


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bungee jump

or

bungy jump

n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) a jump made by someone from a high bridge, building, etc, secured only by a rubber cord attached to the ankles
vb (intr)
(Individual Sports, other than specified) to jump from a high bridge, building, etc, secured only by a rubber cord attached to the ankles
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His dad Lee is now doing a bungee jump to help other premature babies
Then, teams had to choose one member to bungee jump down into the Corinth Canal before receiving their next clue.
A STAFF member at Greenfields Family Centre in Dalton is to complete a bungee jump to raise money for the centre.
Barney, who has been a presenter on the show since 2010, said: "None of us have ever done a bungee jump before and you can't exactly prepare for one either, it's not as if you can practise.
Last month British woman Kleyo de Abreu, 23, died during a bungee jump from a bridge near Granada in southern Spain.
Highland Fling Bungee pioneered bungee jumping in Scotland and opened the UK's first permanent bridge bungee jump over the River Garry, Killiecrankie, in 2011.
The Reader Organisation is encouraging members of the public to take the plunge with a 150ft bungee jump.
gt; The dream jump allows jumpers to have a longer free-fall distance than in a bungee jump and have freedom of movement during a jump to perform different acrobatics.
They will be taking part in the UK's highest bungee jump, which is being held at Soar at intu Braehead, Glasgow, next Saturday.
The dream jump system allows divers to have a longer free fall distance than in a bungee jump and have full freedom of movement during a jump to experience different acrobatics while in free fall.
Suzanne Payne, who works in the intensive care unit at the City Hospital, took part in a 160-foot bungee jump at the West Midlands Water Ski Centre in Warwickshire.
The new bungee jump record holder is already looking to leap into his next challenge as he eyes a crack at the Burj Khalifa.