Bungee Jumping

Zimbabwe’s natural wonder is the perfect setting for this extreme adventure activity

Jumpers free-fall for a distance of 365 feet. // © 2017 Shearwater Bungee<p>Related Content<p>The Details<p><b>Shearwater Bungee</b><br>shearwaterbungee.com<p>The saying …

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10 Inspiring People Chasing their Bucket List Dreams Around the Globe

More and more people are being inspired by the idea of chasing their bucket list dreams. No longer willing to settle for the lives they feel they</i> …

Bucket Lists

Mother of two young boys among eight killed in New York attack

A Belgian mother-of-two has been identified as one of the eight victims of the New York terror attack.<p>Ann-Laure Decadt, 31, was mother to two sons – …

Australian News

245 Brave Souls Set New Simultaneous-Rope-Jump World Record

It’s difficult enough to gather a dozen friends for a party (although maybe not for this <i>Stranger Things</i>-themed bash), so you have to take a moment to …

World Records

Top 8 Interlaken, Switzerland Adventure Activities ~ Maps & Merlot

Interlaken, Switzerland is a <b>mecca for adventure activities</b> in Europe. Visit and you’ll be inundated with adrenaline-pumping fun you 100% NEED to take …

Europe

48 Of The Best Travel Websites to Follow

The best Instagram accounts give us visual inspiration for our <b>#travelgoals</b>, while also providing us with a sneak peek within someone else’s totally …

Travel

15 Things To Do in Pokhara, Nepal - A Travel Guide

While Kathmandu was a bag of mixed emotions, Nagarkot had been a fall-in-love-slowly experience in Nepal. So, I was contemplating how Pokhara would …

Asia Travel

Rope jumpers attempt to break world record in Brazil – video

A group of 245 jumpers attempted to set a new world record on Sunday by leaping from a nine-metre (30ft) bridge in Hortolândia just outside Sāo Paulo. The jump was kept secret from the local authorities so they were unable to prevent the stunt from going ahead. Rope jumping differs from bungee …

World Records

Benefit cheat whose bad back left her ‘unable to walk’ caught out whilst bungee jumping on Channel 4’s Coach Trip

You’d think the number one rule for benefits fraudsters would be don’t do any vigorous sports on television – but Noreen Murray obviously didn’t get …

Cheat

Coach Trip bungee jumper admits insurance fraud

<b>A woman who claimed to insurers that she could barely able to walk but was seen bungee jumping on Channel 4's Coach Trip has admitted fraud.</b><p>Noreen Murray tried to claim almost £19,000 in 2014 for a work-related back injury, insurers Aviva said.<p>Murray, of Salford, said it left her only able to stand …

Fraud

What Your Body Thinks of Bungee Jumping

How Extreme Sports Affect Hormone Levels<p>Extreme sports are becoming increasingly popular. In an article titled “Extreme sports are good for your …

Health

Watch the spectacular moment 245 people jumped off a bridge together

Don’t worry, they were tied to a rope.<p>One person rope-jumping off a 30-metre-high bridge is impressive. But 245 people rope-jumping off the same …

World Records

This ancient ritual inspired bungee jumping

Legend has it that a woman ran away from her husband one night. In such fear, she climbed up a tree to hide from the beating that she was going to …

Travel

How Risky Are You Compared To Everyone Else?

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Scuba Diving

Rick Mercer will end his CBC TV show after this season

The <i>Rick Mercer Report</i> has been a staple on Canada's public broadcaster for 15 years.<p>But today, the popular host said he's going to call it quits at …

Same-sex Marriage

The Daring Stunt That Put Bungee Jumping on the Map

In 1987, two adventurers from New Zealand made a daring--and illegal--televised bungee jump off the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Host Phil Keoghan meets …

Video: Would You Ride the World's Longest Overwater Zip Line?

If you're a medium-range thrill seeker -- and by that we mean you're not quite ready to go skydiving or bungee jumping, but you're game for a good …

Zip-lines

Crazy Fun Bachelorette Party Ideas Every Extrovert Bride Will Love

Planning a bachelorette party is probably one of the best festivities you'll ever be part of. Not only are you pumping up the bride for her big day, …

Weddings

This must be the best thing GoPro users had since HERO 5

GoPro HERO 5 users have a new app that will change video editing forever.<p>GoPro cameras are great for adventures, where your traditional DSLRs and …

GoPro

Will Smith Has 'Phil'-osophical Reaction To That Uncle Phil Photo

That actor knows all about the viral response to the pic.<p>Ever since a picture of Will Smith bungee jumping made him look like Uncle Phil, we’ve been wondering about the Fresh Prince’s thoughts on it. Now he’s here to <i>Phil</i> us in.<p>This photo of Will Smith bungee jumping looks like Uncle Phil.<p>It’s not …

Will Smith

The billionaire space race

We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.<p>It is 45 years since man …

Exploration

Top 10 Crazy Things The British Have Done For A Cup Of Tea

What’s the first thing you think of when you think about England? Yes, that’s right, a steaming cup of tea. Even if the first thing you think of is …

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Lions reinvigorated by jet-boating, bungee jumping and the odd beer

Tourists’ conditioning expert reckons time away from rugby will refresh the parts another gym session cannot reach before the decider against the All Blacks<p>It is at times like this, with a major Test series poised at 1-1 before a decisive finale, that top-level coaches earn their money. On the one …

Sport (UK)

Bungee Instructor May Face Charges After Teen's Death

Now the instructor may face charges.<p>[#image: /photos/58b03d06e192c545e4d7f004]|||||| *Welcome to* Teen Vogue's *Woke List, a roundup of today's top headlines you have to know.* __Donald Trump's next hire is someone who may deliver a crucial vote to reverse net neutrality, a goal of Republicans.__ …

Crime

Bungee instructor may face charges for bad English after teen leaped to her death in Spain

At the time of the accident, the local authorities for the village of Cabezon de la Sal in Cantabria, near where Mol died, told the newspaper El Pais …

Canadian News

Deadly Bungee Jump in Spain Could Lead to Criminal Charges

Vera Mol, a 17-year-old from the Netherlands, was standing on a 130-foot-high bridge on Spain’s northern coast, bracing for her first bungee jump.<p>It was 8:30 p.m., and she was the last in a group of 13 teenagers to go, when the instructor gave a command.<p>“No jump, it’s important, no jump,” he said …

Law

Teenage girl died bungee jumping after mishearing instructor because of his accent

• <b>17-year-old Vera Mol died after jumping off a bridge before her bungee jump rope was attached</b>• <b><br>The adventure company who organised the experience is now facing prosecution</b>• <b><br>The instructor's thick accent prevented the teenager from fully understanding the instructions</b><p>In a terribly sad story, a judge has …

Poor English may have caused horrific bungee-jumping death in Spain

MADRID — A Spanish court says a bungee jumping instructor’s poor English may have led a 17-year-old Dutch woman to jump to her death without being …

Canadian News

Bungee instructor’s poor English led to teen’s deadly plunge: court

The poor English skills of a bungee jump instructor allegedly led to the death of a teen who misheard him and died after jumping too early.<p>Vera Mol, …

Lifestyle

Instructor's 'poor English' led girl to bungee jump without rope

<b>Barcelona:</b> A Spanish bungee jumping instructor's "poor English" contributed to the death of a Dutch teenager who leaped from a bridge before her rope …

Australian News