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 hit the Zambesi River on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe on December 31.
"I felt like I'd been slapped all over," the 22-year-old from Perth said.
Video taken of the jump shows the cord snapping and Langworthy smacking into the river before the current pulled her into rapids....more
09:15 AM, Jan 09, 2012