Sibu BASE Jump 2009

Standing 126 meters high, Wisma Sanyan is the tallest building in Sarawak.

Sibu, Sarawak is located in Eastern Malaysia on the island of Borneo. It is less than a 2 hour flight from Kuala Lumpur.

Wisma Sanyan Sibu Sarawak Location

 

Sibu BASE 2009 took place on Saturday 31st October 2009.
10 BASE jumpers completed 60 jumps off Wisma Sanyan.

Sibu BASE Jump 2009 Jumpers and VIPs

 

Sibu BASE Jump off Wisma Sanyan

 

Sibu BASE Jump 2009 - BASE jumper Gary Cunningham with Wisma Sanyan flag landing

 

More about our day of jumping can be seen at the following blogs.

http://rudyparadise.blogspot.com/2009/11/sibu-gateway-to-central-region-sarawak.html
http://borneotip.blogspot.com/2009/11/sibu-base-jump-2009.html
http://ccwen08.blogspot.com/2009/10/sibu-base-jump-2009-wisma-sanyan.html
http://ccwen08.blogspot.com/2009/11/sibu-base-jump-2009-jumpers-story.html
http://3-0-0-3.blogspot.com/2009/11/sibu-base-jump-2009.html
http://mixan8.blogspot.com/2009/11/sibu-base-jump-2009.html

 

Following the day of jumping we visited an Iban longhouse at Bawang Assan. This became a highlight of the trip as the Iban people were so friendly and welcoming.

Iban Longhouse in Sibu, Sarawak

Iban Longhouse in Sibu, SarawakIban Longhouse in Sibu, Sarawak

We sampled much of the home made rice wine while we were there.

The communities first boat race also took place that day.

Iban Boat Race
Iban Boat RaceIban Boat Race

 

Iban People and BASE Jumpers

 

The event is organised by the Malaysian BASE Association and local Sarawak BASE organiser Captain Wallen Alexander Gugak of Civil Aviation Sports. It is supported by Sarawak Tourism and Pelita Towerview Sdn Bhd, the management of Wisma Sanyan.

Civil Aviation Sports

 

Malaysia BASE Association

 

Sarawak Tourism Board

 

Sarawak The New Mamlaysia Frontier

 

Trial Jumps

Aziz Ahmad and Azuan Taharudin after BASE jumping off Wisma Sanyan in Sibu Sarawak

 

Trial jumps off Wisma Sanyan in Sibu took place on 25/07/2009. Jumps were completed by Malaysian BASE Association President Captain Aziz Ahmad along with Azaun Taharudin.

Aziz with 10 years of experience at organising BASE jumping events is very excited about bringing an event to this location.

 

Azuan Taharudin BASE Jumping off Wisma Sanyan in Sibu, Sarawak

 

Aziz Ahmad BASE jumping off Wisma Sanyan in Sibu, Sarawak

 

The Sunday Post 26-07-2009Sunday Eastern Times 26-07-2009Utusan Borneo 26-07-2009

 

 

For more information about Sibu BASE Jump contact Gary Cunningham.

 

Sarawak Tourism