A 56-year-old man died shortly after completing the second-highest bungee jump, Hong Kong-based media outlet HK01 reported on Monday.
An anonymous Japanese tourist was left “out of breath” after jumping from Macau Tower in Macau Special Administrative Region, China. The report pointed out. His breathing and pulse stopped and he was taken to a hospital, where he could not be revived, the report said.
According to information, the 61-story Macau Tower is 338 meters (1,109 feet) tall and was built in 2001. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. According to the travel website, the tower is a popular tourist attraction for bungee jumping enthusiasts, as the bungee platform is 233 meters (764 feet) high. Manawa pointed out.
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Bungee jumping, which involves high-speed falls and sudden decelerations, is an adrenaline-rich activity that can be potentially dangerous for older people and people with chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and obesity, according to a report in HK01. There is sex.
“It’s possible that a blood vessel suddenly ruptures or something like that,” emergency medicine expert Xiao Yuzhong told HK01. According to HK01, there is also a risk of retinal detachment when people with severe myopia bungee jump, he added.
According to HK01, he recommended a medical checkup, saying, “It has to be done on an individual basis, and your doctor will make a recommendation based on your individual circumstances.” (Related: Bungee jumper jumps from bridge without tethers, falls 164 feet to death)
Alan John Hackett is a New Zealand entrepreneur and founder of AJ Hackett Bungy. The pinnacle of commercial bungee jumping In 2006, he was crowned number one in the world from the bungee platform of Macau Tower. He previously jumped from the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. 1987 publicity stunt. arrested After his release, he popularized the sport. AJ Hackett Bungie Blog Post I got it.