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VIDEO - WATCH: Five of the best jumps from the Worthing International Birdman contest

One of Britain's traditionally eccentric annual events, the Worthing International Birdman contest, has been cancelled indefinitely, so check out some of the best jumps from previous years.

The spectacle of men and women in home-made machines or costumes flinging themselves from a platform on Worthing Pier in West Sussex has pleased summer crowds for years.

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