WORLD'S FIRST BUNGEE JUMP
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What is the world's first bungee jump?
Bungee jumping started about 1,500
years ago in the Pentecost Islands where men would leap from a tree with a vine
attached to their ankles as a rite-of-passage.
According to legend the world's first bungee jump was
performed by a woman fleeing her husband. She climbed up a banyan tree, tied a
vine around her ankles and leapt off a cliff.
The first modern day bungee jump was performed by Alan
Weston, David Kirke, Tim Hunt, and Simon Keeling, who were the Oxford University
Dangerous Sports Club.
On April 01 1979 they jumped from the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol,
England in the world's first bungee jump, creating a new extreme sport in the
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