Dozens leap off hanging bridge in Sochi annual base jump festival

Dozens of base jumping enthusiasts from different countries took part in an annual base jumping festival in Sochi, Russia. VIDEO: REUTERS

SOCHI (REUTERS) - Dozens of base-jumping enthusiasts from different countries took part in an annual base-jumping festival in Sochi, Russia on Saturday (Oct 13).

Daredevils leapt off a 207m-high bridge, taking in stunning views of the mountains surrounding the city.

This is the fourth time the festival has been held in Sochi.

Base-jumping is a popular activity in which parachutists jump from tall buildings, bridges and cliffs.