Base Jumping

Base Jumping

The Ultimate Guide

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This in-depth exploration of the history and culture of the sometimes illegal activity of BASE jumping provides historical and current information as well as a glimpse into the incredible adrenaline rush of the sport.


This in-depth exploration of the history and culture of the sometimes illegal activity of BASE jumping provides historical and current information as well as a glimpse into the incredible adrenaline rush of the sport.


• A history of early attempts at human flight as well as a chronology of fixed object jumping

• Illustrations of jumpers, BASE jumping points, and equipment

• A glossary of key terms such as "burnt object" and "object strike"

• A resource guide with additional information such as numerous films and websites for BASE organizations



Baker
& Taylor

Discusses all aspects of BASE jumping including its history, culture, technique, equipment, and important people in the extreme sport.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2012
ISBN: 9780313383977
Branch Call Number: 796.046 LAU
Characteristics: xviii, 131 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.

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