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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The incident happened last Tuesday (August 21) when he was taking part in planned base jumping activities in the Middle East.
A WINGSUIT champion who grew up in the Black Country has died in a base jumping accident in Saudi Arabia.
A WINGSUIT champion has died in a base jumping accident in Saudi Arabia.
Event organizer the Extreme Sports Company said that wingsuit BASE jumping is an approved part of Al-Soudah Season.
Growing individual preference for adventurous activities to de-stress and rejuvenate themselves from their deadline-driven busy lifestyle is accelerating growth in the BASE jumping industry.
Summary: Growing individual preference for adventurous activities to de-stress and rejuvenate themselves from their deadline-driven busy lifestyle is accelerating growth in the BASE jumping industry.
A former Dumfries man died from "unsurvivable injuries" in a base jumping accident after he failed to clear a cliff ledge on a 2,592m high Italian mountain, an inquest has heard.
A British man killed BASE jumping in Switzerland has been pictured for the first time as his family paid heartbreaking tribute to the 'inspirational dad'.
Base jumping, which entails leaping with a parachute and wingsuit from a building, bridge or cliff, is regarded as one of the world's most risky sports.
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.
Fugen and Reffet have been (https://www.redbull.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.

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