base jumping


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base jumping

n
(Extreme Sports) a sport in which a participant parachutes from any of a variety of fixed objects such as high buildings, cliffs, etc
[C20: b(uilding), a(ntennae), s(pan, and) e(arthbound object)]
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Base jumping from buildings isn't illegal as long as proper permission is sought to access the roof or floor to make the jump, Stockholm Police was quoted as saying in the report.
tv/video/AP-1M62PDRZ12111/freefly-base-jumping) BASE jumping for years.
I began skydiving at the age of 18 and base jumping at the age of 22 after my brother finally agreed take me on my first antenna jump and I haven't turned back," Dickinson said.
Sunshine Superman" exhilaratingly retraces the steps--well, lunges --of the late Carl Boenish, an aerial cinematographer and the father of extreme sport BASE jumping.
Dream jumping, or simply base jumping without a parachute, is one of the exciting features on offer at the Expo -- the first of its kind being held in the region.
National Park System imposes a strict ban on BASE jumping for the safety of all (potential) participants.
A hybrid of paragliding and base jumping, it involved leaping from a cliff.
Base jumping is seen as a more extreme version of skydiving and became popular in the 1980s, when daredevils started looking for a bigger adrenaline rush.
This was followed by base jumping out of helicopters in Dubai to ensure they were ready for the leap off of the world's tallest building .
Skydive Dubai has broken yet another Guinness World Record in less than a month for base jumping off the very tip of the Burj Khalifa.
Apart from base jumping, she also swims with whale sharks and other sizable sea creatures.

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