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American Female Diver Wins Riders Club Punta Fuego

Club Punta Fuego, Southeast Asia hosted the Riders Club High Dive Championship at Sailors’ Cove on 4-2-16. Amongst stiff competition, Genevieve Bradley scored the top spot in the women’s open category with a 5421B-inward flip half twist, a 5161B-front triple half, a 5143D- front double 1.5 twist, and a 5141B-front double half. This was the fifth […]

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8 Great Escapes

Today we visit 8 GREAT ESCAPES and reveal some of the Big Swings App’s staff favorite swimming and adventure destinations around the globe. #8  Summersville Lake- West Virginia West Virginia’s largest lake, Summersville Lake, is a true adventurers sanctuary. No matter what you’re looking for, this 28,000-acre lake with 60 miles of shoreline has it. Towering […]

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Destination Havasu

A Story of the Fabled Havasu Falls       These day’s, everyone is writing about how to quit your job and travel full time. The truth is, you can’t. Come on, let’s be real here, I’ve read a hundred blogs and stories about quitting your job and traveling full time, and it’s a fantasy. […]

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Seven Secret Swimming Holes In Pennsylvania

You won’t find these destinations on Tripadvisor or any other place, but Big Swings brings you Seven Secret Swimming Holes that Pennsylvanians flock to every summer. If you do visit any of these locations, BRING A TRASH BAG! Search for any of the names below while inside the Big Swings App to get free navigation. Just […]

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Cliff Jumping Deaths In 2015

There are far to many cliff jumping deaths yearly. Education about water safety is the best way to prevent loss of life. Learn from the situations of the past to protect your future. April 8th, 2015 – Jesse Yuth – 18 – Of Long Beach, Ca. – 50’ Cliff – Hermit Falls in Angeles National  Forest, La […]

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Pollution Problems | A Social Experiment

The amount of pollution in our State Parks and our Natural Lands has become overwhelming and unavoidable.  Join us in bringing this community together to change the way our lands are treated. Help solve the pollution problems we face today together. As my occupation leads me to cliff jumping locations spanning the globe, I can […]

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Cold Shock Response | Dangers and Training

Cold Shock Response is the physiological response of organisms to sudden cold—in this case humans and cold water. Immediate symptoms of Cold Shock Response can include: Original gasp for air, Hyperventilation, and Heart Attack. The shock of cold water causes involuntary inhalation; people often take this initial gasp while entering the water.  Alongside the initial […]

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Safety While Cliff Jumping

Safety While Cliff Jumping   Understanding Your Environment Being safety conscious while cliff jumping is absolutely imperative- many factors come into play.  Attempting cliff jumping without the proper education can be deadly; this article was written to provide safety guidelines to follow while you are jumping. “Be aware of your surroundings; dangers lay in-wait, and every […]

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Cliff Jumping History | A Savage Beginning

Cliff Jumping History- Cliff Jumping History dates back to the Nakoa Warriors in 1770.  Kahekili II was head-honcho at the time and the last independent King of Maui. Kahekili was no normal man; he was a war-chief named after a God. He lived a life hardly fathomable to any modern person.  Fighting over the Hawaiian Islands […]

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