10 April 2015
A century on from a Middlesbrough labourer’s ‘act of bravado’ at the Transporter Bridge, the UK Bungee Club helped a Mayoral candidate survive the leap which led to his ancestor’s death. With the addition of a bungee cord of course!
Dave Roberts, who is in the running to become the Mayor of Middlesbrough, grew up with stories of his great-great Uncle Daniel McAllister who, just over 100 years ago, leapt from the Transporter Bridge and died.
50 year old Dave Roberts was able...