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History

Bridge Day has been held every year since 1992 with the exception of 2001 - due to the 9-11 terrorist attack.  Since that time the number of indivduals rappelling has increased over three-fold.  The chart below depicts the overall statistics for the Bridge Dayrappel.

1992-2012 BRIDGE DAY™ RAPPEL FACTS
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1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Total

Rappellers

95

92

96

134

187

145

211

249

269

 

305

296

202

271

293

318

302

355

335

311

301

4,767

Rappels

141

147

234

284

344

309

454

563

497

C

526

557

418

649

698

803

895

803

832

868

752

10,774

Ascents

16

7

22

31

44

24

38

32

16

A

24

25

8

7

23

 22

74

45

48

30

31

545

Males

81

77

81

108

158

121

180

200

224

N

256

239

239

221

241

247

230

271

255

243

226

3,898

Females

14

15

15

26

29

24

31

49

45

C

49

57

53

50

68

71

72

84

80

68

75

975

1st Bridge Rappel

59

28

51

58

82

49

82

90

97

E

115

108

97

85

108

106

79

95

88

86

55

1,618

Age Mean

28

35

35

35

34

36

37

37

37

L

39

40

39

39

39

38

38

39

40

41

39

 

Age Range

14-55

21-65

18-61

20-61

16-58

17-60

19-70

18-62

20-72

L

21-74

18-75

18-76

18-77

19-78

17-79

18-80

16-81

17-64

17-73

18-67

14-81

No Shows

0

10

13

11

12

11

23

26

26

E

31

28

26

25

34

28

26

24

29

26

31

440

Teams

10

10

11

14

19

12

21

21

21

D

24

24

24

21

23

23

23

25

22

23

22

393

States/Countries

9

12

11

13

16

14

16

19

20

 

21

20

17

17

19

18

19

21

25

28

22

 

Injuries

None

None

None

None

None

None

None

None

None

None

1

None

None

None

None

None

None

None

None

None

None

1

High Lines

   

36

           

19

101

107

91

129

125

103

168

123

93

177

148

1,420

Bridge Walks

                                     

39

104

143