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Even within the base-jumping community, there are misgivings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are also top-quality leisure facilities, from soccer, tennis and volleyball to more niche activities such as archery, scuba-diving and base-jumping. The Sun (2010)The latest evolution of base jumping is called proximity flying. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Since he started base jumping., he says he has become deeply risk- averse in his everyday life. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The unofficial sport of base jumping involves leaping from high structures with a parachute. The Sun (2006)Base-jumping, in which parachutists leap from fixed sites such as buildings and clifftops, has claimed more than 170 lives worldwide in the past 30 years. The Sun (2012)It became known worldwide as 'ski base jumping'. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Base jumping is a form of parachuting from a fixed structure or cliff. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Donaldson got on the plane because base jumping. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The authorities have been concerned in recent years about the rise in deaths among practitioners of base-jumping. Times, Sunday Times (2016)


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