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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Staff from an Aberdeen oil company will brave Scotland's highest bungee jump to raise money for a cancer charity.
Adventure seekers can make their way to the Macau Tower and gear up for a 764-feet bungee jump to the ground.
He has tried to confront his fears head-on since that moment which is why he returned to the canyon to do the bungee jump on his birthday.
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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.
The teenager had been taking part in a type of bungee jump known as "puenting", which involves diving with two cords attached off a bridge, then swinging beneath it.
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.
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.