The Most Popular Extreme Sports

It is a well known fact that nothing gives you a better kick than adventure. Thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies are always on a lookout for something that can quench their thirst for adrenaline. From gravity defying stunts to diving in the deepest gorges, here are the 7 most popular extreme sports that are a huge craze among adventure lovers –

Skateboarding – Originated in the 1940s in California, skateboarding has become an immensely popular adventure sport. There are various events associated with the sport where you can show your skateboarding skills to the group of screaming crowds.

Climbing – Imagine literally hanging from a cliff with deep nothingness beyond. Climbing is an extremely popular adventure sport where you can test your endurance and stamina while climbing rocks, ice or buildings.

Bungee Jumping – This extreme sport involves jumping from a huge height while being connected to a large sturdy cord. You are tied to the cord and what follows next is free fall into abysmal depths with the fall controlled by the cord. A must to do thing on every extreme sports fanatic’s list.

Base Jumping – Base jumping is similar to bungee jumping, however, here the jumper is not tied with a rope. Base jumping involves a free falling from a tall structure and descending with the help of a parachute. Extremely dangerous, owing to the risk involved, base jumping is banned in various states of the US.

White river rafting – Nothing gives more thrill than literally fighting and making your way from the thunderous rapids in a raging river. White river rafting is probably the only extreme sport that can be enjoyed by all, depending upon the rapids and their different grades. It is a team sport where you have to paddle down your inflatable raft through a violent river filled with rocks and tumultuous waves.

Extreme sports lovers enjoy sports that help them defy themselves. White river rafting is a perfect leisure sport to test your endurance against powerful water force. If you are planning a Grand Canyon white river rafting trip, it is necessary that you acquaint yourself with the techniques and skills required and select the best Grand Canyon rafting guides so that you can enjoy this outstanding sport. Make sure you adhere to the safety requirements in order to have an unforgettable experience.


Posted on August 30, 2013, in River Rafting and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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