BUNGEE JUMPING

  • Dubai man sets world record for most bungee jumps in 24 hours March 31, 2014

    Dubai: A 33-year-old professional fitness coach here has set a Guinness World record for most bungee jumps in 24 hours, by taking the plunge a nerve-shattering 151 times. Colin Phillips, originally from the UK, broke the world record for most bungee jumps in 24 hours by diving 151 times during an...
  • Snapped bungee plunges tourist into African river January 9, 2012

    Canberra: An Australian tourist bungee jumping in Africa plunged 365 feet (111 meters) into a river when her cord snapped, but she managed to swim to safety with a broken collarbone and her legs tied together. Erin Langworthy told Nine Network television news Sunday that she blacked out briefly when she...
  • Chennai boy plunges to death while bungee jumping April 13, 2009

    Bangalore: A 25yearold marine engineer, Bhargav, plunged to his death as the harness snapped while he was attempting bungee jumping near Bannerghatta on Saturday. Bhargav had come all the way from Chennai to have some fun over the weekend, but he ended up paying a heavy price for it. Bhargav was...
  • Marine engineer dies while bungee jumping April 12, 2009

    Bangalore: A 25yearold marine engineer died while doing a reverse bungee jump as the latch of his safety belt snapped near Bannerghatta National Park, 25 km from here, police said on Sunday. "Chennaibased V Bhargava fell headlong from a height of over 40 feet when the latch of his safety belt...
  • Preity Zinta's bungee jumping adventure in NZ March 21, 2009

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor, IPL owner and braveheart Preity Zinta wears many hats. The lady also loves adventure. She has just returned to Mumbai after spending quality time in New Zealand. Quality time according to Preity includes a lot of activities like bungeejumping, skydiving and a jet boat rides. Here...
  • In pics: Belgiun couple ties knot in the air October 17, 2008

    Belgium couple Sandra Eens and Jeroen Kippers got married on a platform hanging approximately 40 metres above the ground at a former military base in SintTruiden. ...