The Price of Adrenaline Can Be Very High

by Hal Mooz 1. March 2012 11:20

Skydiver killed in stunt after trying to 'skim across pond at 60mph' before landing.

Death of Michael Unger, 32, is sixth at the same spot in 15 months.

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There are sports that provide the emotional rush of adrenaline without undo risk and there are sports that include the potential of permanent undesirable outcomes including severe injury and death. Bungee jumping, sky diving, and skydiving with the added thrill of swooping are examples. In deciding, one must always trade off the opportunity of an adrenaline rush versus the inherent risk of injury or death. This example shows that experience alone is not enough to assure a positive outcome.


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