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Equipment for bungee jumping

Posted by on December 22, 2015 – 10:31 am

Equipment for bungee jumping

The vocabulary is new and multisyllabic - slingshotting, sandbagging, bodydipping, vinejumping, part-of-four, and more. The spelling is erratic - bungee, bungi, bungy. And terra firma types would say the trendy activity is a threat to body wholeness. But physicists, of course, calmly regard bungee jumping as a dramatic demonstration of the conversation of energy. They know that gravitational potential energy at the top of the jump is converted to elastic potential energy at the bottom. The basic equations involved have been used for years to describe…

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New Zealand Adventure Sports

Posted by on July 25, 2015 – 03:00 pm

New Zealand Adventure Sports

Bungee jump off a bridge. Fly a helicopter toward a sheer mountain wall. Paddle frothing white water. Tim Cahill explores New Zealand s South Island, the undisputed home to all activities energized. Photograph by Peter McBride Walk into the Queenstown, New Zealand, airport and you might imagine that you re in the lobby of a movie theater specializing in horror films. There are images—posters and murals—of people falling from great heights, mouths agape in silent screams.One features a woman shot in black-and-white, apparently plunging to her doom;…

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Bungee jumping simulator YouTube

Posted by on December 31, 2015 – 04:12 pm

Bungee jumping simulator YouTube

A fearless woman bungee jumps hundreds of feet off a bridge without a harness by clinging on to her boyfriend who is attached to a cord. The Russian adrenaline junkies are seen in the 30 second long clip, performing the stunt at an undisclosed location. The woman, wearing jeans and a vest top, steps over the safety rail and wraps her arms and legs round the man who is attached to a bungee cord. Scroll down for video Hold on tight: A woman clings onto her boyfriend as he bungee jumps off a bridge in Russia He then leaps off the bridge and the couple…

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Tandem bungee jumping Ontario

Posted by on February 5, 2016 – 05:36 pm

Tandem bungee jumping Ontario

How far in advance should I make my reservation? Are there any special weather requirements? What do I do if the weather is not cooperating? Can I bring people with me who are not jumping? Can they come in the plane with me? What do I need to bring on my Skydiving Adventure? What do I wear on my Skydive? Can I wear glasses or contact lenses during my jump? What are the age requirements to jump? Are there specific weight requirements? Can I use my own camera during the jump? How long does it take? Can I complete all of the training and a jump in…

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Bloukrans Bridge bungee Jump Tsitsikamma

Posted by on February 26, 2016 – 01:49 pm

Bloukrans Bridge bungee Jump Tsitsikamma

Where? Bloukrans Bungy, Bloukrans Bridge, Tsitsikamma, Garden Route. When? Open daily from 09h00 to 17h00. How? Call +27 (0)42 281-1458 How much? Price on request Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Tsitsikamma, in Eastern Cape Situated along the Garden Route at the Tsitsikamma Forest Village Market, just 40km east of Plettenberg Bay along the N2 Highway you will find the highest single span arch bridge in the world. You can experience the thrill for yourself! The ultimate thrill, the Bloukrans Bridge is the highest commercially operated Bungy Jump…

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Adventure Sports list

Posted by on December 16, 2015 – 08:09 am

Adventure Sports list

Para gliders are free flying, light weight glider aircraft which is launched by foot. The fabric has no definite structure and is shaped by its suspension lines. It’s aerodynamic structure helps navigating the pressure of the air and the wind forces, above the fabric lines and can last up to 1-2 hours and the pilot can have a fall and dip in height depending on the exploitation of the lift. Paragliding involves a little of technical know-how’s on its launching and landing, with the underline guideline being, the wind should inflate the fabric, for…

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Best Adventure Destinations

Posted by on November 25, 2015 – 03:16 pm

Best Adventure Destinations

Photograph by Guillem Lopez, Alamy Mustagata is known to be the easiest climbable 7, 500-meter peak—to the extent that the 24, 757-foot mountain is known at all. It is located in China’s Pamir Mountains at the junction of the Himalaya, Karakoram, Hindu Kush, Tian Shan, and Kunlun ranges—a region climbers most closely associate with the world’s second highest peak, K2. But Mustagata, unlike its exceedingly dangerous neighbor, is one of the safest high-altitude mountains, and it’s now starting to make it onto climbers’ and outfitters’ hit lists. The…

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CN Tower Edge walk death

Posted by on July 13, 2015 – 11:38 am

CN Tower Edge walk death

When the CN Tower announced earlier this year that it would be adding a new attraction to its lineup, I couldn t help but smile. I ve always had a special fondness for great heights, so I was excited by the fact that anyone (with enough cash) would now be able to feel the rush of getting up so high. At the same time, I was curious to see if the EdgeWalk would live up to my expectations. The CN Tower does, after all, take things to a new level — 356 metres to be exact. And although I was initially disappointed that I wouldn t be allowed to take photos…

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