News Headlines     |     
Jan
8

Rope snaps in bunjee jump
Sunday January 8, 2012 - Email this article to a friend

A woman from Australia survives as her rope snaps and she plunges head first in the Zambezi river. 22-year old Erin Langworthy is lucky to be alive.

She dived head first from the Victoria Falls bridge over the river that separates Zambia and Zimbabwe.

As she reached the bottom of the jump the rope broke and she hit the water.

She blacked out on impact but managed to swim to the Zimbabwe side of the river even though her legs were tied together.

For more information and a video of the jump and the moment the rope snapped see this story.

She was taken to a local hospital and then to South Africa.

She did the jump with the company, Safari Par Excellence.

It is of course nothing to do with skiing or snowboarding but many of us have more than a passing interest in all adrenalin fuelled activiites Wink

For the spirit of the mountains

Related Articles

Speeding skier convicted (Saturday February 13, 2016)
Indian soldier dies after avalanche rescue (Friday February 12, 2016)
Investigation as 5 die in Austria avalanche (Monday February 8, 2016)
British snowboarder breaks world record (Thursday February 4, 2016)
Time to head to Canada? (Wednesday February 3, 2016)
5 dead in Canada avalanche (Saturday January 30, 2016)


With thanks to our main sponsors...

Platinum partners

Bronze partners