A man from France has set a new world record for the highest number of bungee jumps in 24 hours. Francois-Marie Dibon began her search at 10am on Tuesday and finished at the Highland Fling Bungee platform on Gary Bridge in Perthshire at 10am (Scotland time) on Wednesday.
According to GuardianMr Dibon, 44, made 765 jumps during the period, beating the previous record set by New Zealand’s Mike Hard, who completed 430 jumps on the Auckland Harbor Bridge in 2017.
According to Herald ScotlandMr. Dibon, 44, completed his 431st jump at 10.30pm on Tuesday, surpassing that record in just 12 hours.
Guinness World Records judge Joan Brent, who reviewed the record, said Dibon’s efforts were “inspiring”. Guardian Report
“I was scared about heights, and bungee jumping is a very good remedy. I saw that your efforts to face the fears and overcome them are worthwhile. So I decided to test that statement,” he said. BBC Before starting the search for world record breakers.
Mr Dibon added that he would be “delighted” to bring the record to Scotland.
He planned for the Epic Challenge for more than five years and trained for a few months. His first bungee jump was 11 years ago.
Mr. Dibon completed the challenge with 15 crew members who worked shifts 24 hours a day.
“We’re all working together to ensure safety, counting the jumps, so it’s really a team effort,” he said.