over 100 people died by doing bungee jumping. bungee jumping can be really dangerous sport
only one person died in the usa from bungee jumping
About 18 people die every year due to bungee jumping related accidents.
bungee jumping has been around about 80years
69 people per year ;)
It depends on were Briton is because I have only heard of Britain!
It has been reported that 1 out of every 500,000 bungee jumpers dies. However, statistics can be different based on different factors, and some people do the sport for many years and never get hurt.
USA has many Bungee Jumping Locations .Here is a website listing various places of US for Bungee Jumping :- http://www.tourstounitedstates.com/adventure-tourism-in-usa/usa-bungee-jumping-and-extreme-sports.html http://yellowpages.yb.com/yellow-pages/categories/Bungee+Jumping/Sports/MA/P/select-city.html
About 150 people are injured severely enough to receive medical treatment at a hospital. About 1 person out every 500,000 dies in a bungee jump.
skydiving, bungee jumping, snowboarding, skiing, rock climbing
There are many locations around the U.S where bungee jumping is offered. In Pennsylvania there is a company called Adrenalin Dreams Adventures. In Wisconsin there is a company called Extreme Adventures.
150 people died jumping off the sydney harbour bridge
At least 200 died by jumping or falling from the Tw9n Towers.
Bungee jumping is an extreme sport that has been around for over a decade. It is popular with the younger crowd and is on many people's bucket lists. Bungee jumping is actually very safe as there are many safety measure in place. However it seems as if it is more unsafe because when something does fail, it makes national headlines. Bungee jumping is safer that roller coaster, ants, or even driving a car. As long as a reputable company is used death is highly unlikely. Sometimes there are injuries but those are comparable to any sport.
As of November 2009, a study conducted by the WESA (World Extreme Sports Association) in North America recorded that 422 people have died as a result of bungee jumping since its rise to popularity beginning on 1 April 1979 from the 250-foot Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, by David Kirke, Chris Baker, Simon Keeling, Tim Hunt and Alan Weston of the Oxford University Dangerous Sports Club. WESA reports that of the chances of death from bungee jumping is approximately 1 in 500,000, and is about as dangerous as traveling 100 miles in an automobile.
In the last 50 years only 6 people have died in the United States of ski jumping. This works out to an estimate of 12 in 100,000 participants in the sport.