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Over 10,000 visitors witness 188 base jumps from Lotus Tower

15 May 2024 12:04 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Colombo, May 15 (Daily Mirror) - More than 10,000 local and foreign visitors witnessed a total of 188 base jump events held during the last three days at the Lotus Tower.

The Lotus Tower Management Company (Private) Limited said two sets of fathers and daughters from the USA and Japan participated while highlighting the base jump event.

They said a 35 international Base Jumpers exhibited their adrenaline-fueled skills.

The jumpers were brought into the country by the Team Ill Vision who represents the Professional Stunt Skydivers and BASE Jumpers.

The Base Jump event was held on May 12, 13 and 14 at the Lotus Tower.


  Comments - 9

  • Smh Wednesday, 15 May 2024 01:37 PM

    This is a day time event during working hours. "Over 10,000" people came to watch suggests people are starved for entertainment and they are clearly not working!

    Asanga Wednesday, 15 May 2024 01:41 PM

    So loan installments are serviceable with the "Jump" income now?

    Sammy Cooper Wednesday, 15 May 2024 02:24 PM

    This is positive, should be managed well. Hope there won't be any corruption in the distribution of the profits.

    Navi Wednesday, 15 May 2024 04:26 PM

    Macau Tower have been conducting a successful Sky Jump over several years. Tower

    lotus eaters Wednesday, 15 May 2024 06:24 PM

    When the Chinese built the Lotus Tower as a gift to Sri Lanka during Mahinda Rajapaksa''s government they never expected it would take so long to declare Sri Lanka as a Chinese colony due to the collapse of the Rajapkse government..

    Tissa Fernando Wednesday, 15 May 2024 09:47 PM

    It is becoming an Indian colony under Ranil.

    kingBarnet@pakisisland.lk Thursday, 16 May 2024 05:12 AM

    It wasn't a gift. All responsible for bankruptcy will have to jump down after electing the king.

    politician Thursday, 16 May 2024 07:09 AM

    Now that the elections are due by September I wonder how many poliiticians are waiting to take the plunge after the event. This is a good training ground to test their skills

    brave Sri Lankan Thursday, 16 May 2024 06:28 PM

    Any brave Sri Lankan among the 188 base jumpers could have had his name etched in the history books as the first Sri Lankan to do the Bunji Jump.


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