World's highest bungee jump from a footbridge
Location: ZHANGJIAJIE, CHINA
Would you leap from this 850-foot high bridge?
(SOUNDBITE)(English) JONNI DEAKER, SITE MANAGER FOR BEAU RATALIC BUNGY JUMPING ON ZHANGJIAJIE GRAND CANYON GLASS BRIDGE, SAYING: "This bridge is amazing!"
"It's beautiful and the height makes it actually even more tricky. It's one of the highest bungees in the world. And because it's so high actually it makes it easier. Because when you're jumping off a smaller bridge, your perspective will be closer to the grounds, a lot more. And when you are this high, it's kind of like skydiving."
The bridge was designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan
It has a glass-bottom surface
and views of the UNESCO World Heritage Wulingyuan district
(SOUNDBITE) (English) ANIL TAMANT, JUMP CONTROLLER FOR BEAU RATALIC, THE OPERATOR, SAYING:"I am doing the bungee jump with my wing suit on, and it's a very good feeling. (JOURNALIST ASKING "Is it not scary?) It's a little bit scary if you haven't done it before, but I have done it a couple of times, so it's a good feeling."