You might pass out watching this insane 600ft rope swing bungee jump

Face it, humans: you can't fly.

Mar 2, 2020, 6:55 am*

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Miles Klee 

Miles Klee

Proving once again that the world’s most insane thrill-seekers are really just fearless children at heart, some maniacs have devised a way to rope swing through South Africa’s beautiful Magwa Falls gorge. Right after 60-story plunge down into it. 

Mike Wilson and Andrew Kirkpatrick supervised the crew that put together this safe-as-long-as-you-don’t-die bungee jump, which includes a sphincter-tightening four seconds of absolute free fall. Plenty of time to consider all of your choices up to that point.

It’s an exhilarating clip, but I found it hard to relate to. Aside from not having dreadlocks, most of my suicidal leaps take place in workday fantasies. Given the chance to stand atop a great height and conquer my fears, it would have gone more like this:

H/T Hypervocal | Photo via EpicTV/YouTube

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*First Published: Apr 1, 2014, 7:39 pm