Thrill seeker becomes second man in recent days on ‘tombstone’ 200 feet from Durdle Door arch, Dorset
Shocking POV footage shows daredevil jumping 200 feet off Durdle Door cliffs – just days after another man dislocated his shoulder doing the same stunt
- Terrifying first-person footage shows thrill-seeker ‘gravestones’ at Durdle Door
- The unnamed man takes a deep breath before falling 200 feet into the water
- He emerges and appears unharmed in the two minute clip shared on YouTube YouTube
- The video comes to light just days after another man was flown to Dorset County Hospital after attempting a similar stunt at Dorset’s tourist hot spot
This is the shocking moment a thrill-seeker dove off the top of 200-foot rocks at Durdle Door, after a similar ‘gravestone’ incident this week saw a man taken to hospital.
In the video, the unnamed man carefully traverses the rocks atop the famous arch in Dorset before taking a deep breath and falling 200 feet into the water.
After being submerged for a few seconds, he floats to the surface and appears unharmed after the stunt.
The terrifying first-person clip came to light days after another man was injured during a similar jump at the popular tourist hotspot.
Shocking footage shows the unnamed man brutally jumping off the rocks on Wednesday, while an air ambulance was called to transport the man to Dorset County Hospital after his botched stunt.
In the POV video shared by AdrenalineWings on YouTube, the unnamed man peers over the edge of the 200-foot-long Durdle Door arch.
The clip opens with the daredevil teetering over jagged rocks atop the 200ft Durdle Door arch in Dorset
After taking a deep breath, the man leans back and throws himself off the top of the rocks
Wearing black gloves, he tosses a rock from the top of the rocks to show off his achievement, before taking a deep breath and jumping into the water.
Earlier this week, similarly dangerous footage showed another man “tombstone” from the top of the tourist attraction.
In video footage, he jumped to the screams and screams of alarm as he landed in the water, before surfacing as the clip ended.
Witnesses said the unnamed man injured his shoulder when they called emergency services — with an air ambulance rushing to the crime scene in the Jurassic Coast.
Shocked beachgoers said the man had a bandage wrapped around his shoulder by coast guard officials who led him to the helicopter.
Earlier this week, a man jumped from Durdle Door rocks and plunged 200 feet into the sea before not immediately resurfacing
An air ambulance was called to take the man to Dorset County Hospital after his jump on Wednesday, June 2.
Tourists have long been warned by coast guards not to jump off the popular view for safety reasons.
In the wake of these fears, Her Majesty’s Coast Guard tweeted: “In May, we responded to 3375 coastal incidents. Hundreds of people were scared, including a few this week.
“A man standing at the tombstones at Durdle Door injured his shoulder. It could have been much worse.’
HM Coastguard tweeted that they were responding to 3,375 coastal incidents in the month of May
In tomb stobing, thrill seekers jump into the sea from a high platform, such as a cliff, bridge or harbor edge.
They maintain an upright posture when jumping so that their bodies look like a tombstone when they fall.
There have been 20 deaths from headstones in the UK alone since 2005.