KL TOWER INTERNATIONAL JUMP MALAYSIA
KL TOWER INTERNATIONAL JUMP MALAYSIA 2018
The prestigious and internationally-acclaimed extreme sports event, KL TOWER INTERNATIONAL JUMP MALAYSIA (KLTIJM), was the most awaited event of the year, that held from 28th September until 1st October 2018. The adrenaline pumping actions took the center stage starting from 8.30 am until 6.00 pm (day jump) and 8.00 pm until 10.00 pm (night jump) at the KL Tower Sky Deck, which is located at the height of 300 meters above ground level.
This sporting event was initially organized in conjunction with KL Tower’s 3rd anniversary celebration on the 3rd October 1999. Since then, it has become an annual event for KL Tower and has been listed in the Malaysia Book of Records as the 1st BASE jump event in Malaysia, highest BASE jump platform, first rope BASE jump and most number of participants in a BASE jump. Previously known as BASE Jump, BASE is the acronym for (B)uilding, (A)ntenna, (S)pan and (E)arth, representing objects, which are mainly used as the BASE jump jump-off point.
“This annual event is held with the aim of offering BASE jump enthusiasts with the opportunity to jump-off KL Tower. At the same time, this activity will put Malaysia on the international tourism maps as a destination for sport tourism activities. The event is in line with KL Tower aspiration as a must visit destination for Culture, Adventure and Nature experiences”, said YBhg. Datuk Rozlan Mohamed, Chief Executive Officer of Menara Kuala Lumpur Sdn Bhd.
“Special this year, the excitement continues with additional activities will be performing by the jumpers such as accuracy jump demonstration, jumps in their best dresses, etc. Whilst the visitors will be offering a bag jump experience i.e. free fall with air cushion, showcases by Fire & Rescue Department (BOMBA) and Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) and many more.” he added.
There was also the crane jump of spine-tingling act featured trained international jumpers, who jumped from a crane installed at Tower Head 7 (TH07), at the height of 312 metres above the ground.
There were about 125 experienced jumpers from 22 countries such as from USA, Canada, Austria, Czech, Ireland, England, Holland, France, Australia, Estonia, Mexico, Belgium, Luxembourg, Portugal, Switzerland, Brazil, Greece, Finland, Denmark, Japan and Malaysia.
Our approached was 'COME & EXPERIENCE SITTING ON THE EDGE!'
Towards making the event more remarkable and full of excitement, KL Tower has offered a special package of ‘Sitting On The Edge' for visitors to see and up close the jumpers in actions at the jump point either day or night time. This was the only time of the year when visitors are allowed to sit on the edge of the open deck (Sky Deck), the moments of the jumpers made the jump and experienced the adrenaline rush of standing on the top of the world. Visitors had the opportunity to capture the memorable moments under their feet and enjoy the scenic view of the Kuala Lumpur city at the height of 300 meters above the ground level. This was the golden experience of the visitors to observe the actions live from the Sky Deck.
The Early Bird price was RM108.00 for MyKad holder and RM151.00 without MyKad (4th September until 11th September 2018).
Ticket Price Package is included of:
· 30 minutes Sitting on the Edge
· 1 x Drawstring Bag
· 1 x Wristband
· 1 x T-Shirt
· 1 x Mineral Water
· 1 x 6R Photo