One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See base jump
- ‘This remains the unofficial home of base jumping; unofficial because base jumping is illegal, and there have been numerous fatalities.’
- ‘Titus and Dave partake in some base-jumping off a local bridge, until a fellow jumper suffers a fatal accident.’
- ‘He has already mastered sky-diving and base-jumping, once performing a jump from a Norwegian fjord that involved riding his bike off the cliff and executing two back-flips before releasing his chute.’
- ‘The result is our definitive list - in no particular order - comprising everything from World Cup finals and grand slam events to base jumping and bull running in India.’
- ‘Everywhere offers bungee jumps and whitewater rafting, but Malaysia doesn't mess about - it is one of the only places to allow base-jumping.’
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