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Women Canal Jumpers

October 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Unusual

This unusual sporting event of Canal Jumping, called Fierljeppen, is a traditional and unusual sport in The Netherlands. Here is a┬ávideo of a Canal Jumping world record, in the women’s event.

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Canal Jumping World Record

October 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Unusual

Canal jumping requires the contestants run and jump onto the pole, shimmy to the top of the pole, and then vault off to try and land on the opposite bank. Below is a video of then a world record leap, 20.41 meters set by Jaco de Groot on the 9th August 2006.

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