Bungee cord snaps on tourist, who sur...

Bungee cord snaps on tourist, who survives plunge into African river

There are 3 comments on the The Hamilton Spectator story from Jan 8, 2012, titled Bungee cord snaps on tourist, who survives plunge into African river. In it, The Hamilton Spectator reports that:

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA An Australian tourist bungee jumping in Africa plunged 111 metres into a river when her cord snapped, but she managed to swim to safety with a broken collarbone and her legs tied together.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Hamilton Spectator.

globe

Milton, Canada

#1 Jan 11, 2012
DW Washburn

Ann Arbor, MI

#2 Jan 11, 2012
as I heard it. She did the jump (in a rather exotic location). Rope broke, she plunged some several ++ hundreds of feet, blacked-out, came to, legs firmly tied, had to swim to shore. Not just swim (legs tied) but had to go back into the fray because the bungee rope trailed and would get caught on rocks. She did this while in croc infested waters.

This person HAS what it takes to survive and THEN SOME!
William Wallace

Harare, Zimbabwe

#3 Jan 12, 2012
She's a survivor.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

South Africa Travel Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Is White Male Privilege...... Nov 28 Lisa Beats 1
News Stateless children given a lifeline Nov 9 Jimmy 2
News Under The African Capricorn Oct '16 South Africa 2
News Off Deadline: Book program for African kids ill... Oct '16 South Africa 1
News Therea s nothing more American than an Airstrea... Sep '16 Aceevans 1
News 300,000 funding to help train psychiatrists in ... Jul '16 HumanSpirit 1
News Michelle Obama to visit Africa to highlight gir... Jun '16 moochie 21
More from around the web