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Land Diving Is the Most Hardcore Bungee Jumping Ever (16 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Random » Weird   12 Jun 2012   / 6155 views

Men at Pentecost Island in Southern Pacific Ocean jump off the wooden towers 20 to 30 m (66 to 98 ft) high with tree vines wrapped around the ankles. This tradition is believed to ensure a bountiful yam harvest.

 






Tags: land, diving, bungee, Pentecost  

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Mr. Ree 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
They have been doing this for hundreds, maybe thousands of years and they STILL don't don't know how to measure and cut the vines to the proper length???
They certainly are an intelligent people aren't they?
       
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qwed 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I find it funny that they invented the bungee before inventing the wheel, (and pants).
       














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