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BASE jumping requires leaping off tall objects and parachuting securely for http://www.sacpascherf.com the floor.

‘BASE’ is an acronym, which stands for Buildings, Aerials, Spans (e.g. bridges) and Earth (e.g. cliffs).

The extreme sport grew out of skydiving and jumps are Sac Louis Vuitton | Sac Louis Vuitton Soldes launched from sac louis vuitton lower altitudes from skydiving.

BASE jumping is generally done covertly in Australia as jumpers must seek permission to jump from certain structures or landforms, Australian Foundation Association president Gary Cunningham says.

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A 2008 study of the sport in the British http://www.pascher-christianlouboutin.net Journal of Sports Medicine found one in 60 jumps were fatal in a single year.

BASE jumpers can reach speeds of up to 190kmh

Gary Cunningham’s Top 5 Base jump locations in the world:

1. Perrine Bridge, Idaho, US. 148m above the Snake River.
2. New River Gorge Bridge, West Virginia, US. 267m high.
3. Kjerag mountain in Norway. 984m drop.
4. Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, 800m drop.
5. Kuala Lumpur Tower, Malaysia, 335m high.

Timeline of the world's most notable Foundation jumps:

1976 Rick Sylvester skied off Canada's Mount Asgard and pulled a parachute, for that ski chase sequence of the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me.

1982 Australian skydiver Wayne Allwood parachuted from a helicopter and landed on Sydney’s Centrepoint Tower, before Sac à main, Sacs pas cher, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Burberry, Sacs en cuir, Maroquinerie boutique Foundation jumping into Hyde Park, below the building.

1987 Australian Steve Dines jumped from http://www.pradasac-vip.com the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

1990 Russell Powell, from the UK, jumped just over 30m from St Paul’s Cathedral in London

1992 Australians Nic Feteris and Glenn Singleman jumped 6286m from Great Trango Towers in Pakistan.

2000 Hannes Arch and Ueli Gegenschatz were the first to Foundation jump 1800m from the north face of Eiger, Switzerland.

2009 Melody Morin, Ana Isabel Dao Anniken Binz BASE-jumped from Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world.

January 2010 Nasr Al Niyadi and Omar Al Hegelan, from the Emirates Aviation Society, broke the world record for that highest building Foundation jump after they leapt 672m from a crane-suspended platform attached towards the 160th floor of the Burj Khalifa building in Dubai

September 2010 Australian woman Kylie sac prada Tanti, 42, died Base jumping 165m from the Alor Setar Tower in Malaysia after her chute failed to Christian Louboutin,Chaussures Christian Louboutin,Christian Louboutin pas cher open properly.