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Base jumping

a parachute jump from the tops of tall manmade or natural objects, usually from 1,000 feet (305 meters) or less.
Contemporary Examples

A fascinating book reveals the life-or-death rush of base jumping.
The High-Flying Secrets of BASE Jumpers William O’Connor August 3, 2014

a sport in which a participant parachutes from any of a variety of fixed objects such as high buildings, cliffs, etc

the extreme sport of parachuting from the tops of very tall manmade or natural objects
Word Origin

BASE is acronym for building, antenna, span, earth


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