There is not better feeling that the one given by those experiences that stimulate and increases heart rate, link to extreme emotions and sensations that challenge our own mind and body and really make us feel alive.
Jumping from a plane, driving over 100 mph, climbing a mountain or even dominate a wave of 10 foot high are some examples of those extreme sports which stimulate the expulsion of adrenaline in our body, putting our lives in a risk, but also giving it a sense of living.
Here are some of those extreme sports, some popular and others more unusual, that make us go beyond the everyday life, challenge the fearless and call everyone’s attention:
White River Rafting
This sport consists in descending a fast-flowing river using an inflatable raft. For the activity, it is important to have the necessary equipment and follow the instructor’s rules. It comprises several levels of difficulty but can be practiced by anyone! Some international spots to practice white river rafting are:
It is a balance sport which consists in walking on a webbing tensioned. It was developed in California in the 70’s and 80’s. It is based on balance and meditation, and can go from being only a few feet off the ground to 3,281 ft, which is the current world record.
Also called parachuting, it is a sport in which a person jumps out of a plane to the earth in free falling using a parachute. It can be practiced everywhere. For this sport is mandatory to make the special training, having an instructor and it is highly recommended not to lose your nerves, or at least be prepared for the big jump.
It is a sport that consists in climbing and descending down cliffs and mountains. In order to pratice this extreme sport, you need essential rappelling skills, and a great physical condition. Some famous destinations for rappelling are:
- New Zealand
- United States
It is one of the most watched extreme sports. It consists in a off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed off-road circuits. Riders must count with the adequate equipment and never forget the most important piece: the helmet. This inherently risky and dangerous sports has its origins in the United Kindgdom and it has different variations in which there is freestyle motocross. Some of the most important competitions are:
- AMA Motocross Championship
- FIM Motocross World Championship
- Motocross des Nations
Among others amazing extreme sport, there are some well-known by their popularity such as surfing, skiing, and others not as usual such as sandboarding or Zorbing Ball. Which one do you prefer?