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What is base jumping?

Updated: 10/22/2022
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This is the sport of jumping off fixed objects (i.e. parachuting but not from an aircraft or helicopter). BASE is an acronym for:

Building

Antenna

Span (bridge)

Earth (cliff)

It is a highly risky sport although not illegal as perceived by many.

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Base Jumping is a type of dangerous activity in which a person jumps from a tall building or structure with a parachute. One of the best ways to start learning about base jumping is to watch videos of professional base jumpers. Additionally, an individual may read blogs about base jumping.


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