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Cliff Jumping

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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; […]

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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.  […]

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