Get Your Adrenaline Pumping at These Bungee Jumping Locations

Posted on December 5, 2016 By

24-6In bungee jumping, the thrill from the free fall, notwithstanding the elasticity of the cord, leads to a sort of rebound which adds to the fun. There are a number of locations around the world where this extreme sport can be experienced to its fullest. Let’s take a plunge into knowing where they are.

Idaho, Perrine Bridge
One of the most exciting bungee jumping spots, Perrine Bridge in Idaho, offers a 486 ft fall in the Snake river. This is the only man-made bridge in the USA where bungee jumping is allowed, throughout the year, that too without a permit.

Victoria Falls Bridge
Go east in Africa, and you have Zimbabwe offering a fabulous and breathtaking bungee jumping location. This is a 500 ft drop from the Victoria Falls bridge over the Zambezi river, connecting Zimbabwe and Zambia. The thrill of the jump, combined with a dreamy spray of waterfall. Wow, must go!

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Very Important Bull Riding Tips for Your First Riding Experience

Posted on November 30, 2016 By

Bull riding is an adventure sport, wherein an individual is expected to mount a bull and stay on it for at least 8 seconds, whilst the animal tries its level best to throw him off its back. Bull riding is undoubtedly one of the most dangerous sports in the world. In fact, those 8 seconds wherein the individual rides the bull are considered the most dangerous 8 seconds of his life. Over the last few decades, this sport has gained wide popularity among adventure enthusiasts. More importantly, it is not restricted to a particular age or gender any more.

Bull Riding Rules

As far as scoring is concerned, a rider can achieve a maximum score of 100 for his performance. There are 2 judges, who can give 50 points each; 25 for the riders performance and 25 for the animals performance. In most of the forms of bull riding, the rider is not supposed to touch himself or the animal throughout the performance. Doing so only results in loss of valuable points. Before we move on to tips, you need to understand that bull riding is not the same as horse riding. The two are totally different and the risk involved in former is quite high, considering that you ride an animal which is trying to throw you off its back.

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Essential Safety Tips for Skydiving You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Posted on November 29, 2016 By

Extreme sports are called extreme for a reason: they push you to your physical and mental limits in terms of exertion and strength. They are also often more dangerous than your average game of football. But the thrill and the uniqueness of such sports is like no other. That being said, one such extreme sport that challenges an individual’s sense of fear, at the same time fulfills an elemental dream of man (to fly), is skydiving.

Skydiving isn’t just falling out of a plane with a parachute on. It’s more like “falling with style” where an exact science and technique goes into the jumping, deployment of the parachute and landing. Agreed it is not the safest of sports but the occurrence of fatalities while skydiving has been greatly exaggerated, with a fatality rate of 0.0001% or approximately 1 death in every 100,000 jumps. However, it is better to be safe than to be sorry, so below are some safety tips for skydiving, to make each jump a safe experience.

Safety Tips and Advice for Skydiving
Safety is not just the technique or method of jumping but rather is made up of a number of factors listed below.

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Skydiving for the First Time? Here are Some Essential Tips

Posted on November 28, 2016 By

If you seek one of the best and greatest thrills the sky has to offer, then skydiving is the sport for you. Nothing pushes your adrenaline, fear and your mental stability to the max, quite like voluntarily jumping out of a plane at a height of 13,000 feet with just a parachute. The wind in your hair, bird’s-eye view of the Earth, flying and gliding through the sky and the ground rushing up to meet you, skydiving promises you a short but exhilarating experience like no other. But it’s very easy to talk about jumping and all, the experience of skydiving for beginners is a little more complex and a lot more frightening. Below are some tips and hints for a first time skydiver to follow.

10 Tips for Skydiving for the First Time

Tip #1: Invest in your safety by choosing a good skydiving school. Do your research in advance, by learning what safety procedures and certifications are to be followed. Dig deep into the school’s safety record and reputation. The United States Parachute Association (USPA) is a necessary certification, look for a school whose instructors are certified by this standard. Talk to trainers personally, meet ex-students of a school prior to joining up and try to attend a demo class, so you get a feel of how things are handled in the institute.

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Have You Ever Wondered What Makes People Do Extreme Sports? Well…

Posted on November 27, 2016 By

Extreme sports cover all kinds of madcap activities like snow boarding, rock climbing, surfing, racing, skydiving, paragliding, skateboarding, and the like. There’s something about an extreme sport that attracts men and women to take that plunge and just go for it. Whether one is young, old, or on the verge of being a senior citizen, the drive to push the envelope rages.

We watch extreme sport athletes competing in reality TV shows or trying to overcome a feat that they’ve challenged themselves to see through, and immerse ourselves in the gnawing excitement and curiosity to see the outcome. Will they make it? Or will they succumb to their body’s limitations? It doesn’t matter, for it is our fodder for entertainment.

Why Do People Take Part in Extreme Sports?

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