Stone Jumping In North Sumatra

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A portrait of artist Hiburan Zagoto , as holds traditional sword in... News PhotoArtist,Cultures,Human Interest,Indonesia,Leisure Activity,Lifestyles,Nias,Portrait,Sword,Vertical,VillagePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNIAS ISLAND, INDONESIA - FEBRUARY 21: A portrait of artist Hiburan Zagoto (54), as holds traditional sword in Bawomataluwo village on February 21, 2013 in Nias Island, Indonesia. Some of historians and archaeologists estimated this is one of remaining Megalithic cultures in existence today. Stone Jumping is a traditional ritual, with locals leaping over large stone towers, which in the past resulted in serious injury and death. Stone jumping in Nias Island was originally a tradition born of the habit of inter tribal fighting on the island of Nias. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)