The Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa is the world’s highest bungee bridge, with the jump platform standing 709 feet above the ground below. A friend of the site, Donny (
@DeludedDonny), has decided that he wants to jump off that platform, hurtling towards the ground at about 95 feet per second with only a thin bungee cord to keep him from hitting the ground at the bottom. He is aiming to raise £709 for the jump, every pound of which will go to a very worthwhile cause, The Cystic Fibrosis Trust, who do amazing work supporting CF sufferers and their families. Donny’s partner’s niece suffers from cystic fibrosis and so it has particular meaning to them. At present, the life expectancy of CF sufferers is only around 30 years, but it is hoped that this will increase dramatically thanks to the amazing research that the CF Trust carries out.
Whether you think he is brave or just plain stupid, Donny would really appreciate your sponsorship, no matter how much or how little. If you would like to donate, please visit his JustGiving page at the link below. If you want to see his looks of terror, he will be updating his Facebook page with pictures and videos on the day (Thurs 28 March).