The day bungee jumping was invented – level 3


The invention of bungee jumping is attributed to a group of students from the Oxford University, who performed the first jump on April 1, 1979. The jump took place on a bridge in Bristol, England.

The cord used in the jump was made of rubber and was purchased from a local store. The cord was 30 meters long.

The jumpers were arrested immediately after the jump, but the charges were later dropped.

The success of the jump led to the creation of commercial bungee jumping companies around the world, making it a popular extreme sport.

Difficult words: cord (a thin rope), charge (a statement saying that somebody did something illegal).

What is the longest jump performed since the invention of bungee jumping in 1979?


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