Few of the extreme sports that you should try at least once in your lifetime

If you consider yourself a tough athlete and an adventure enthusiast but till now you haven’t done enough to prove that, then you should definitely add up that spark and have some thrilling experiences by trying these extreme sports. Earlier, these sports were performed only by few adventure enthusiasts professionals. Now these extreme sports are accessible to everyone. All we need to do is to know the safety precautions and guidelines before trying these sports. So, if you are bored off with those amusement parks and want to add up some spices in to your life, then conquer all your fears and get started. Let your enthusiasm and excitement cheer you up while performing these extreme sports mentioned below.

 

Bungee Jumping

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‘Bungee Jumping’ or ‘Bungy Jumping’ is one of the most extreme sports which is being tried by many people who are fond of adventurous sports. This involves jumping from a tall structure, while the person is being connected with an elastic rope. Generally jumping is done from the unmovable objects like building, bridge or a natural rock structure. But sometimes people are also seen jumping from the movable objects like hot air balloon, helicopter etc. The cord stretches when the person jumps. The jumper flies upwards again as the cord recoils. The person oscillates up and down, till the energy is dissipated. The highest point of Bungee jumping are Royal Gorge Bridge, Colorado, USA and Macau Tower, China.

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Glacier Climbing

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This is one of the challenging, dangerous yet exciting sports. One going for this sport needs to be physically fit and have a good state of mind. It also requires one to know about the changing nature of ice as it changes with temperature. One is advisable to know the basic concepts regarding glacier climbing with a guide before opting for this thrilling sport. Jostedal Ice Cap in Norway is considered as an ideal place for glacier climbing.

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Dirt Biking

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Dirt Biking has always been a fascinating sport especially among guys. The sport provides the rider some of the best ways to explore the terrains in the open air. The bikes are built with suspension forks and rear shocks to absorb impact from both obstructions and places where it requires large jumps. Bikes can run through rock terrains, roads and mountains. But it is strictly prohibited to try this extreme sport if one is not trained well and long.

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Kite Wing

It is a wing shaped sail designed to use wind power, which provides necessary speed to lift riders over varying surfaces like water, grass, ice etc. Kitewing can reach up to a speed up to 90km/hr. Safety measures should be taken like pads, safety leashes. Kitewing opens up new possibilities of fun, travel and overwhelming adventure for the people.

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Scuba Diving

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This deep sea water diving is a popular extreme sport. The best part is one doesn’t really require to know swimming. But yes, before opting this sport, one needs to take up a course and take proper guidance from a guide. Scuba Diving gives a pleasing experience while sailing across the corals, beautiful harmless fish, caves etc. Scuba Diving has great physical, emotional, psychological, and social benefits as well. The Blue Hole, Jackson Reed are some of the best scuba diving places.

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Zorbing

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Zorbing is another amazing and thrilling sport one can try. It is a sport of rolling downhill inside a transparent plastic ball. The balls are lightweight and made of shock absorbent materials. The best place to enjoy Zorbing is New Zealand.

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Para Gliding

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This is basically a light weight glider aircraft which is launched by foot. Its aerodynamic structure helps to navigate pressure of the air and wind. The person can have a fall or gain height depending on the exploitation of the lift. It requires little bit of technical knowledge on its launching and landing. One requires few weeks of training before pursuing this extreme sport.

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