This sport involves a person jumping off a bridge,
building or cliff with a bungee cord attached to their waist and ankles.
In rare cases people have been known to jump from cable cars. A bungee
cord is attached to your waist and ankles, and then fastened to a secure
position on the jumping surface. The cord is made up of extremely strong
elastic fibers bound together in a tight matrix, which can usually hold
up to 1000kg (2000lbs), This varies according to the user.
The highest bungee jump from a building ever was recorded on the 5th October 1998. AJ Hackett made a record jump of 180.1m from the Sky Tower Casino, Auckland, New Zealand.
Biggest Mass Bungee Jump
The biggest mass bungee jump recorded happened on the 6th September 1998. 25 people jumped 52m from the Deutsche Bank Headquarters in Germany.