7 Dangerous Adventure Sports You Must Try Before You Die
If you are thinking adventure tourism outside the country, fret not, here are the top 7 adventure sports activities destinations, you must try before you die.
Adventure is an indispensable tool to explore the beauty of nature. Around the world, there are crazy adventure lovers who would almost trade anything with the devil to get high on thrill and fun. The good news is that our earth has no dearth of sports and we have no limits to innovation. This makes it easier for adrenaline junkies to be part of nerve wracking sports or activities that fulfill their sense of adventure without even having to bait with the devil. If you are looking at some heart-stopping activities. Here are the top 7 adventure sports you must try before you die.
Top 7 Adventure Sports with Destinations:
Bungee jumping is the adventure sport in which you jump off a tall structure like a building or a cliff with just a rope tied to your feet. When the person jumps, the cord stretches and the jumper flies upwards again as the cord recoils, and continues to oscillate up and down until all the kinetic energy is dissipated. The injuries in this sport can happen due to breakage of cord or miscalculation of cord lengths. After sport injury can be more mental than physical. The highest points to do Bungee Jumping are Macau Tower, China- 760 ft and Royal Gorge Bridge, Colorado, USA-1053 ft.
Para gliders are free flying, light weight glider aircraft which is launched by foot. The fabric has no definite structure and is shaped by its suspension lines. It’s aerodynamic structure helps navigating the pressure of the air and the wind forces, above the fabric lines and can last up to 1-2 hours and the pilot can have a fall and dip in height depending on the exploitation of the lift. Paragliding involves a little of technical know-how’s on its launching and landing, with the underline guideline being, the wind should inflate the fabric, for one to start flying. It requires few weeks of training, before one can pursue this sport and the number of casualties is extremely low. The best place to do Para gliding is Chamonix/Mont Blanc, France or Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany.
Sky Diving is the most thrilling adventure experience. In sky diving the person jumps from an aircraft and freely fall returning to Earth with the aid of gravity, then slowing down during the last part of the descent by using a parachute.It gives a breathtaking view of the land beneath you and this is one such experience which you won’t forget your entire life.
This is one of the most exciting yet challengingly dangerous sport. It requires you to be in good health, fitness and an aware state of mind. It requires you to know the basic nuances of ice axes, harnesses and safety ropes. Also the nature of ice as it changes with the change in temperature with the descent of the sun. It is advisable to know the basics of glacier climbing with a guide, like refreezing and ice skits, before you venture into this sport. That being said, it is the one of the most thrilling experiences to go through and enjoy the adversities of nature closely. The best place to try Glacier climbing given proper safety equipments and guiding is Jostedal Ice Cap, Norway.
Zorbing is the most amazing and heart throbbing experience and can be enjoyed with much to-do, needless to point out one of the wackiest which is even safe if carried out under proper surface tension areas. Zorbing involves rolling down the hill inside an inflatable ball,usually made of transparent plastic and is generally performed on a gentle slope.So, experience the thrill in tumbling down a hill inside a transparent ball and add another lifetime experience to your list and do not forget to enjoy the sights and sounds as you roll down! The best place to enjoy Zorbing is in New Zealand.
This game just chanced as a sport, while a group of adventurers where fooling around on the skiing fields. Now with a championship to its name, it is definite for an adrenaline rush. Bobsledding is a sport of sliding down an ice covered natural or artificial incline on a four runner sled called the bobsleigh. Bobsled drivers plummet down a hill on a track mostly covered with snow, that’s full of twists and turns. It doesn’t have any functional controls, except to maneuver the whole sleigh. Any wrong twist or turn causes you to reroute and fall, leading to severe injuries.
Skiing is a winter sport. It holds a great position among other winter sports. To balance your body while skidding on the snow is a basic rule of this sport. The sport requires for the person to slide over the top of snow using skiing boots to long runners. The balance of the body is supported by the long runners. Some skiing activities also include a fixed-heel bindings and free-heel bindings, depending upon the area and climatic conditions. Most injuries in this field occur in the knee or due to skids over the ice. The best place to enjoy ice skiing is in the European Alps.