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Man falls to his death off a cliff while horrified wife films his ‘gravestone’ jump

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The man wanted to jump straight into the sea, but he first hit an unusually shaped ledge, followed by a sickening crunch

This viral clip captures the moment a 31-year-old man fell to his death after jumping off a 100ft cliff. The clip was filmed by his wife from a boat. This horrific incident took place on a rock face above a Mallorcan coast near Magaluf.

The man wanted to jump straight into the sea, but he first hit an unusually shaped ledge, followed by a sickening crunch. His body then jumped into the body of water like a rag doll. Watch the video here.


What is tombstone laying?

This Dutch tourist was spotted on a cliff on a small island in the Malgrats Islands on Thursday, May 12. As he made the leap, he let out a tremendous scream. However, the man didn’t have enough momentum to dodge the razor-sharp rocks beneath him. His wife from the boat below, filming this, could be heard screaming, “Oh my God.”

Apparently, the partner and son of the 31-year-old victim received psychological help. Local authorities and officials tried to locate the body. They used resources such as a lifeboat, a helicopter, and a dive team. After hours of searching, the body was finally found. However, it has not yet been decided whether or not the local authorities will investigate this incident further.

Tombstoning, also known as cliff jumping, is a sporting activity in which individuals jump into the sea or ocean or any body of water in a straight vertical position with the aim of touching the water with their feet first. This is called a tombstone because of its position, since it actually resembles a tombstone. Tombstoning usually involves jumping off high platforms such as cliffs, bridges, or harbor edges. According to reports, 83 people were injured and 20 died in gravestone laying between 2005 and 2015.

Between 2004 and 2008, 139 incidents were reported, 20% of which involved spinal cord injuries. In addition, it is reported that “if you jump from 20 feet (6 meters) above the water, you hit the water at 25 mph (40 km/h) – the impact is strong enough to compress your spine, bones too.” break or give you a concussion.” It has also been reported that “…when you add some horizontal velocity, your impact velocity increases. … from the same height, “[A] A diver starting with a run-up and developing significant forward speed will hit the water with more net speed than a diver diving straight down with no push-off.

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