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Ready for the jump

At the Kawarau Bridge Bungy located at the Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge near Queenstown. See the whole sequence below.

No, I did not jump. As Martin LaBar says "ll pass on that one".


'The first modern bungee jumps were made on 1 April 1979 from the 250-foot (76 m) Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, by members of the Oxford University Dangerous Sports Club.

Organized commercial bungee jumping began with the New Zealander, A. J.Hackett, who made his first jump from Auckland's Greenhithe Bridge in 1986. During the following years, Hackett performed a number of jumps from bridges and other structures (including the Eiffel Tower), building public interest in the sport, and opening the world's first permanent commercial bungee site, the Kawarau Bridge Bungy at the Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge near Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand. Hackett remains one of the largest commercial operators, with concerns in several countries.' (Wikipedia)

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Taken on June 27, 2013