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Tees Transporter Bridge - Middlesbrough, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 54° 35.068 W 001° 13.680
30U E 614514 N 6049996
Quick Description: Jumping from a special bridge over the River Tees.
Location: North East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/9/2011 11:56:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMC038
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GSVNoFixedAbode
Views: 7

Long Description:
I was visiting the north east of England and doing some Geocaching whilst in the area. There was one cache near this bridge so I went to find it. As I was returning to my car I heard a scream and thought the worst. Looking round, for the source of the scream, I saw someone bouncing up and down on the bungee screaming rhythmically with each drop. They were then lowered into a boat and taken away. I watched the next few jumps and one refusal at the last minute.

Later in the day I was at the other side of the river and spoke with one of the transporter bridge staff who told me this was a regular Sunday event. Not that I would be trying it!
Historic or Commercial: Historic

Jump Structure: Bridge

Location:
The Tees Transporter Bridge.


Height of Jump: 50.00

Website: [Web Link]

Date First Jumped: Not listed

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gaz_zippy visited Tees Transporter Bridge - Middlesbrough, UK 9/11/2012 gaz_zippy visited it