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Flying like a monkey…The Gibbon Experience

I clipped my safety harness onto the steel cable, then the ‘runner’, with the recycled old bicycle wheel attached as a brake, and then slipped my hands into the only thing between me and friction burns, some thin woolen gloves. Then I waited for the sharped bangs on the cable to say all was clear at the other end and it was time for me to go. I stepped off the platform, leaned back and suddenly I was flying!

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