What does bungee jumping mean?

Answer Bungee jumping has become an extreme pastime all over the world, with aficionados searching for their next thrill. Bungee jumping can be a scary, but exhilarating, hobby for an avid thrill junkie, ... Read More »

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What is the cord that is used in bungee jumping made of?

Bungee cords are made of either polypropylene or nylon. Both polymer materials have a combination of strength and elasticity that is well-suited to bungee jumping. In addition, components such as h... Read More »

Is bungee jumping safe?

On One Hand: Extreme Sports are RiskyThe British Elastic Rope Sports Association's website points out the obvious: "There is no doubt that leaping from a platform in excess of 150 feet above the gr... Read More »

Bungee Jumping in India?

Worldwide, bungee jumping has been commercially accessible as an extreme sport since the 1980s. In India, this sport was introduced in the 1990s and since then has steadily gained popularity. The g... Read More »

Who invented bungee jumping?

For 1,500 years, the natives of Vanuatu have been "vine jumping." Instead of the rubber band-like ropes used in the Western world, the natives use woven vines to jump from towers built of wood. In ... Read More »