Cliff jumping is jumping off a cliff as a form of sport. When done without equipment, it may be also known as tombstoning. It forms part of the sport of coastal exploration or "coasteering". When performed with a parachute, it is known as BASE jumping. The world record for cliff jumping is currently held by Laso Schaller, with a jump of 58.8 m (193 ft).
Popular cliff jumping locations
- Playa Forti, Curaçao
- Diving Board Island, Bermuda
- South Point, Hawaii
- Negril, Jamaica
- Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas
- Clarence Cove, Bermuda
- Nusa Lembongan, Bali
- Laie Point, Hawaii
- Amoudi Bay, Greece
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- Williams & Micallef 2009, p. 222.
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- Williams, A. T.; Micallef, Anton (2009), Beach Management: Principles and Practice, Earthscan, ISBN 9781849770033
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