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    Bungee Jump Goes Wrong: Bungee Jump In The Croc-Infested Zambezi River - Zimbabwe



    Note: Her injuries [scrapes and bruises] are shown in this video. She talks about her experience here.

    When I saw the video I was shocked how frayed/worn the bungee cord appeared.

    It could have been so much worse.

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    The fraying that you can see are some of the ends of the many strands of cord used to make up the whole thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    The fraying that you can see are some of the ends of the many strands of cord used to make up the whole thing.

    Ben
    Ah OK. I am not familiar with the details of a bungee cord [as you might have guessed from my comment]

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    It wasn't well looked after anyway so could still be damaged elsewhere.

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    "The company now insist the cable has been replaced" well one would hope so considering it just snapped!

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    My mate did this bungy last year!

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    I would be surprised if that part of the water is Croc-Infested. I thought they keep away from fast flowing water and prefer the still areas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pottsey View Post
    I would be surprised if that part of the water is Croc-Infested. I thought they keep away from fast flowing water and prefer the still areas.
    Is that the thoughts of some one going to do it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pottsey View Post
    I would be surprised if that part of the water is Croc-Infested. I thought they keep away from fast flowing water and prefer the still areas.
    Your quite right, a fair few years ago I white water rafted under that bridge and there were no crocs around. Our guides told us to watch out in the still water areas, the kind of places we'd wash and swim .

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