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Braver than bungee: Vanuatu's land-diving daredevils

By Ian Lloyd Neubauer, for CNN
updated 6:56 PM EDT, Sun March 30, 2014
Diving boards are designed to snap and hinge downward to absorb much of the divers' G-force. The wood is freshly cut to ensure strength, while the vines are carefully measured and matched to the each diver's weight and height. Diving boards are designed to snap and hinge downward to absorb much of the divers' G-force. The wood is freshly cut to ensure strength, while the vines are carefully measured and matched to the each diver's weight and height.
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Vanuatu's land divers take flight
Anticipation builds
Leap of faith
The Nagol Adi
Safety first ... sort of
Homegrown materials
Future land diver?
Softening the blow
Pentecost Island
Sports fans approve
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