AJ Hackett

Events

Born

1958

Born in May 1958, Pukekohe, New Zealand

Eiffel Tower

1987

AJ Hackett publicised Bungy to the world by jumping illegaly of the Eiffel Tower, on June 26 198

Kawarau Bridge

1988

Opening of the world's first, year round commercial Bungy Site in, Kawarau Bridge, Queenstown, New Zealand

Stock Exchange Building

1988

AJ jumps from the Auckland Stock Exchange Building in Auckland (World's first Bungy Jump from a building)

Ohakune

1988

Opening of the AJ Hackett Bungy Site in Ohakune. This was the world's first commercial Bungy Site.

Helicoper

1990

AJ Hackett jumps for the first time from a helicopter in Normandie, stretching the bungy cord 380 meters

Ledge

1997

Opening of the “Ledge” Bungy site in Queenstown

New Cable System

1998

AJ Hackett develops a new cable system to stabilize the jump

1 Million Jumps

1999

1 millionth Bungy Jump

Broken Record

2000

AJ Hackett breaks the guinness world record for the most people Bungy jumping in 24 hours

15 Years

2005

AJ Hackett celebrates 15 years of operating

AutoBiography

2006

AJ releases his first AutoBiography ‘JumpStart’

Kawarau Bridge 25 years

2013

Kawarau Bridge Bungy celebrates 25 years of Bungy