Queensland adrenaline junkie Jay Phoenix has smashed a world
record for bungy jumping but he's paying for it.
It took Mr Phoenix just more than 21 hours to complete 150
jumps from a 40 metre platform over a racetrack south of
It was a cracking pace that averaged out at just more than
seven jumps an hour, and blew the previous record for the
most jumps in 24 hours out of the water.
South African Kevin Scott Huntly managed only 105 when he
claimed the record in 2011.
Early this morning, Mr Phoenix was elated but sore.
"I'm in good spirits but especially fatigued," he told ABC
"I've got sore ankles, a sore neck, sore shoulders and I'm
really, really tired."
None of that can be surprising given how he's spent the past
24 hours, leaping into thin air time after time and being
pulled up in violent fashion by the elastic rope tethered to