When he decided to capture some memories of the trip, he was moving too close to a ledge. He lost his footing and plunged into a shallow gorge. It was scary, but it was a big miracle at the same time. The imprudent tourist escaped alive. He only suffered some bruises on his arm because he hit a rock when he was down.
After the incident, the manager of the National Heritage Conservation Commission in Livingstone, John Zulu, said the Victoria Falls plunge could easily be fatal. The fate decided that the place where the Chinese man fell into the deep gorge to be lover by about 10 meters and this saved him from certain death.