8 extreme sports to try before you die

Are you in constant search of adrenaline, seeking the thrills? Attracted by the challenges? If so, you are an ideal candidate for extreme sports. Good thing: Their are many activities for adventurers who are not afraid of anything.

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1. Hang Gliding or Paragliding

Every dream that you can fly like a bird? Make it a reality, and realise this dream with hang gliding or paragliding. Start by leaping from a suitable platform perched on a cliff and fly for a few minutes or hours, depending on your desire and updrafts. There are few well-equipped sites across Australia offering introductory flights.

Motorised versions hang Gliders “wings” are also available. You can then choose between a hang glider with a small motor or attach a cage containing a lightweight motor on your back.

 

2. “Skydiving” – jump out of a plane

This is probably the most famous extreme sports. Just jump into the void, from a plane, to meet, a few minutes later, on dry land. Once the first jump has been completed, you’ll likly be thinking only one thing: ‘When can I jump again!”  There is skydiving schools around Australia, and the world. A simple online internet search will put you in-touch with your local flight school.

 

3. “Rafting” – on the rapids

Some rivers slowly flow into or from the ocean, others are more intense and stand out for their fast flowing rapids . It is precisely these rivers that attract thrill seekers. In a kayak or a raft,  face the swirling water, alone or in group. Try it at least once in your life and try and live through it to tell the story.

 

4. “Surfing” – ride that wave

This extreme sport is becoming more and more popular over the last decade. The challenge is to catch a wave, lying on a surfboard, then trying to stand up. You will be thrilled, guaranteed!

 

5. “Skiing & Snowboard” – Slide down hill

Everyone knows downhill skiing. But some more extreme foke choose to leave the marked trails to explore the downhill less trotted. Just find the proper slope and navigate through narrow paths avoiding threatening rocks and trees. Get to your closest ski resort where several centimeters of powder snow await you (hopefully). Adrenaline guaranteed!

 

6. “Climbing” – Quick, scale that wall

You’ll find indoor rock climbing walls in several locations, other climbers scan the outdoor landscape in search of rock walls to climb. For this sports, simply find the perfect site and make sure to be equipped with all the safety stuff.

This extreme sport has two pendants: ice climbing is practiced on frozen walls and canyoning, which is to descend into a ravine. Preferably along a cascade ‘water. Avoid if you have vertigo.

 

7. “Paint-balling” – War with friends

Theft, hostage taking, little war between friends. Paintball centers give you the opportunity to have fun in a spectacular setting. Some centers are small indoor locations, while others are vast outdoor fields.

 

8. “Mounting Biking” – On ya bike

Challenging rocks, mocking the roots, avoid the trees and down the steep slopes, this is the dream of every mountain-biker . Even less extreme couples will enjoy the slopes . There are even professionally organised events you can participate in.  Some organisers even add a night race in their program. Thrills guaranteed!

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