A young backpacker had an amazing escape after a bungee cord snapped plunging her into croc-infested water at the foot of Victorial Falls. Erin Langworthy, 22, leapt from the Victoria Falls bridge, 360ft above the Zambezi river on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. But the cord broke and the Australian traveller, from Perth, had to swim through the rapids with her feet still tied. She said: “It went black straight away and I felt liked I had been slapped all over. I landed with my legs tied and then had to swim to the Zimbabwe side through the rapids.                 –MM