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Mon, 21 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Exercising is necessary to maintain a healthy life, but the best kind of exercise is when it is also enjoyable, fun and addictive so you don't even realize it is so good for you. Surfing takes place in the middle of the cool ocean, on a hot day with the sun beating down on you and the waves at your feet. If you are interested in knowing how, it is easy to learn how to surf and with a little bit of practice, you will be good to go and having the time of your life.
Thu, 22 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400The ASP surfing tour travels all over the world having events at all the best surfing spots across the world from Australia to Hawaii. Different legs of the tour are sponsored by different top surfing companies including Quiksilver and Billabong.
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500The allure of flying has prompted man to make remarkable discoveries and developments in the fields of transportation, entertainment, and even sports. For who would not want to soar high above to experience a bird's eye view of spectacular sceneries?
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500What is the parachute? Nothing more than a thin, lightweight fabric, supported by tapes and suspension lines and attached to one's body by special strong shoulder and waist straps, called risers, once manufactured out of silk. However, the days when parachutes were made out of silk have long passed. During the Second World War the parachutes introduced were made out from more durable materials, like woven nylon fabric. Today's parachutes are made from a variety of long-lasting fabrics and materials, all selected to enhance performance and improve consistency over time; needless to say, something extremely important when one's life is at stake!
Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Surfing does, has done, and continues to, have a grip on the world. Those who start it rarely quit. Where did this unusual sport originate? What challenges did it face to become the sport it is? Read on for a little of the history behind surfing.
Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Natasha Richardson was only 45 years old and enjoying a skiing holiday with her husband, the famous actor Liam Nielsen; a simple fall on the bunny slopes led to Natasha getting back up on her feet and dusting herself off while chatting to her family and friends, a little shaken she walked off the slopes but despite the instructor telling her to get to hospital but she refused because she felt perfectly fine.
Wed, 26 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500There is nothing that is more extreme then the sport of skateboarding. Skateboarding started out by simply nailing rolling skate wheels to a plank of wood and has since evolved into a worldwide phenomenon and recognized extreme sport. Skateboarding has gone through a lot to get to the point it is at now but that discussion is for a different article.
Mon, 24 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500First things first, parasailing is the combination of hang-gliding and waterskiing and is perfectly ideal for those who want the thrill of their lives. Parasailing works like this, you are strapped in a comfortable harness, this harness is then attached to a tether. You - and your friend, if you want to bring a friend along - let yourself be pulled rapidly behind a hi-tech speedboat. The instance your own parasail is caught by the wind, you will then magically rise towards the heavens.
Thu, 16 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400Nature is burgeoning with contrastingly complimentary shades. The sun and moon, earth and sky, fire and water, snow and sand, deserts and rivers. If we take a closer look, we can conclude that both entities prevail in perfect tandem and seamlessly move forward to the next era of evolution.
Fri, 06 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400Whether your kid is attending a one-week or an eight-week camp, packing can seem like a intimidating task .Here are few things to consider before you start for a camp, the luggage to use and extra items that you may forget.
Wed, 30 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400Mountainboarding is an extreme sport that has little boundaries. Unlike skateboarding and snowboarding, mountainboarding can be done on much more than just hard surfaces, and when the snow melts, the mountainboarding season isnt over.
Sun, 09 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0500The feeling of capturing the wind, riding it across the water that splashes is a welcome relief from the melting sun is only part of a windsurfers daily thrills. Whether taking in the light smell of a lake or the rich smell of the ocean and its bay, there is no doubt that the surrounding majesty of the water is a primary incentive for windsurfing.
Sat, 09 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500Extreme sports can be played in water, snow, air and on earth. If you love water and the sound that it makes, then water sports are just for you. You can try White Water Kayaking which is the most adventurous water sports played by many people. If you enjoy the deep blue oceans and have no fear for sharks, then Shark Cage Diving is the right sport to get your thrills! There is nothing as thrilling like this, as you get a chance to look sharks at the most closest range. Other water extreme sports include Sea Kayaking and Kite Surfing.
Tue, 27 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500The surfboard is essential for surfing. The range of surfboard varies depending on the experience of the surfer, his height, weight or age. More and more models have surfaced since the first wooden surf board made of koa wood by the Hawaiians. They have diverse shapes, colors, made of a mixture of materials with additional pieces like fins or leashes attached, depending on the situations.
Mon, 02 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0400The fascination with flying is nothing new. Since the ancient Greek myth of Daedalus and Icarus where each donned a pair of home made wings to fly away from Crete we have had a love affair with flying. I don't know about you but the idea of putting on a set of wings held together by wax doesn't get me excited. In today's world almost anyone can become a pilot and learn to fly, in this article we will take a closer look at what is required.
Tue, 01 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400ATV riding is fun. Well, not exactly fun, but exhilarating! For ATV riders, there are almost no words to describe the emotions that they go through when they get behind those wheels and ride them through the woods or trails and maneuver their machines to the right and to the left, going uphill and downhill and in some cases, doing jump tricks on their ATVs! It's like you get this sudden rush of excitement when you are riding your ATV.
Tue, 10 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400Your kid's first ATV ride experience may not be as easy as you may think it is - even with his great enthusiasm to learn to ride one. Most ATV parents are eager to pass on the ATV "legacy" to their kids without first finding out if their kids are interested. Besides just teaching them to ride, there are other issues that the parents have to tackle first - such as the physical, emotional and mental assessments of your child.
Tue, 10 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400There is certainly no doubt about it - ATV riding has become one of the fastest growing sports in town and it's popularity is gaining great momentum each year. This is the kind of entertainment that suits just about anyone in the family - from the kids to the teenagers to the parents and in some cases, even to the grandparents! There is just so much enthusiasm and positive response toward ATV riding and a lot of people are becoming more receptive to the idea of riding an ATV.
Tue, 10 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400When it comes to buying an ATV, it does not necessarily mean that buying a branded one would make the best choice. It is important that you spend some time doing some research and homework (especially if this is going to be your very FIRST attempt in purchasing an ATV), before you put in your money's worth to buy the right ATV for yourself or even your loved ones.
Mon, 09 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400This article gives advanced riders information on advanced riding on their ATV's. So, you've seen the other ATV riders do it and you feel that it's about time you try that flying through the air stunt yourself too, but you are not sure how to go about it. You could try asking those who have tried it before to teach you, but then again, they may not have enough time to sit through with you to guide you from A to Z on the skills of jumping your ATV.
Mon, 09 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400There is no such thing as rubbing an ancient lamp and expect the genie living inside to squeeze out of the tiny lamp's mouth and tell you the best places to go riding on your ATV. At this point of time, there isn't a single book published on the best riding areas in the United States, so if you want to find out the places to go riding on your ATV, you will need to be resourceful.
Mon, 09 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400ATVs are gaining a great popularity among youths, adults as well as children. Hence, the knowledge of ATV safety should be growing as well. While the CPSC is committed to doing its part in promoting the safety issues of an ATV, the consumers, parents, manufacturers, dealers and retailers must also work hand in hand on this issue too. Here are some ATV safety tips for you - in case you have long forgotten about them.
Sun, 08 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400A look at my first Hot Air Balloon Ride and how I became interested in this exceptional sport. My first Hot Air Balloon ride was back in 1997 it seems like a long time ago now but I remember it like yesterday. Getting up at a staggering 4.00 am in the morning and driving to the Balloon Club. I had been given a Day out experience of a lifetime for a birthday present.
Sun, 04 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500Like an eclipse, it covered the sun and then gradually glided away. With no second thought, a nearby old village bloke quickly short back, "it's a sign, it's a sign, didn't I tell you, it's definitely a sign". That wasn't a sign. That was an American Pilot, Caril Ridley, conducting a high altitude flight test using a hang glider in India. Since that day, December of 1974, and today, February 2007, the industry has grown tremendously.
Sat, 03 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500Human beings have always had a fascination with the ability to fly. While it isn't something that we are naturally capable of doing, but there has been numerous efforts. One of these is the sport of hang gliding. It is arguably one of the most extreme sports out there. It provides what many say is the ultimate rush. Running off of a cliff and feeling the wind pick up your glider is an experience that many people miss out on, but one that is unmatched by any other feeling.