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Published: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:56:26 -0500

 



How To Play Zombie Paintball

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:16:38 -0500

If you like to visit haunted houses and scary corn mazes, the latest craze in Halloween attractions is Zombie Paintball! Zombie paintball hayrides are fun for all ages and definitely worth the trip. Blasting zombies from the safety of a moving hayride is hilarious, exciting action you will never forget. Surprisingly, there are also many other ways to play zombie paintball that are also incredibly fun, require much less equipment and can be played in the woods behind your house. Keep reading this article if you want to learn more about how to play zombie paintball and different variations of the game. Learn what supplies you'll need in case you want to set up a zombie paintball hayride for your next Halloween party.



Why The Adventure And Journey?

Tue, 02 Aug 2016 06:49:50 -0500

Okay so, I am an endurance athlete and like to do things big, I like to do them on my own testing my perseverance, strength and will. Doing it with a group doesn't do that for me, I don't want the help of a team in such endeavors, I see it as "Me against the world" and I plan on sticking it out and making it work, no quitting, no surrender, and if I have to singing my favorite 90s fight songs the whole way.



Some Important Things To Remember When Playing Paintball For The First Time

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:47:38 -0500

If you are new to the sport of paintball, there are certain important things you have to remember and follow to make sure that you and everyone playing enjoys the game. Knowing the basic rules and do's and don'ts will also ensure that no one will get hurt during the game. Below are some of the important things you have to remember when playing paintball for the first time.



Winning Woodsball Strategies

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 08:03:06 -0500

While many recreational players have fun with the excitement of running around the woods shooting paintballs at each other, others take the game more seriously. The players that last in this event enjoy getting lost in the realism of military simulation strategic combat while using the most authentic gear possible. Camouflage fatigues, combat boots and paintball guns that resemble exact replicas of actual assault rifles will definitely enhance your experience, but if you want to excel at scenario woodsball, it's strategy that matters. Your team's ability to out think your opponents and surprise them will lead you to more victories than if you have more sophisticated gear. Good equipment is important, however very secondary to gaining a better position. Keep reading this article to learn some great tips to developing a winning strategy for your next scenario woodsball game.



5 Tips to Follow While Buying Sport Gears

Thu, 12 May 2016 09:34:56 -0500

It doesn't matter whether you are a parent or not. Sports gears are very significant as they determine your performance on the field. The role of parents has only multiplied over a certain period of time.



One Woman, Sarah Outen, Circles The World Using Only Her Own Power

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:04:39 -0500

Sarah Outen circumnavigated the world using only her own human power. She rowed, biked, and kayaked her way for four years traveling from London to London.



The Journey to Become a Motocross Athlete

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:38:09 -0500

Some of the world's most elite athletes live lifestyles that are far different from any other professional athlete. Motocross riders endure the most physically demanding and dangerous conditions and are only recognized by a small portion of the total population. These athletes compete year-round for championship tiles and race victories for race teams which are much like employers.



American Motorcycle Association (AMA)

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:07:33 -0500

The AMA, also known as the American Motorcycle Association, was first founded in the year 1924 and currently headquartered in Pickerington, OH. This is a nonprofit organization that has numerous motorcyclists that host events and fight for motorcyclist's legal rights around the country. A few years later in 1974, the AMA introduced the AMA Supercross Championship. This Event would soon lead to one of the toughest off-road championships in the world consisting of multiple different series.



Magazine Fed Paintball Gun Controversy

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 06:57:01 -0500

When shopping for a good tactical paintball gun, choosing something as realistic as possible is usually the best bet for having the most fun in a woodsball game. However nowadays there are many to choose from and the decision can be difficult. For scenario play, it's hard not to be swayed by magazine fed paintball guns. These markers are by far the most authentic and coolest looking military rifles available despite their often exorbitant price tags. Besides higher sticker prices, these realistic paintball weapons will also cost you in other areas as well. Before making an expensive commitment, proceed with caution; do your homework and know what you're getting into! Keep reading this article to learn more about what it takes to own, operate and play with a good magazine fed paintball gun so you can make the best decision whether to buy one or not.



Winning Paintball Maneuvers - The Art of The Slide

Mon, 22 Feb 2016 08:27:41 -0600

If you want to win at paintball, hiding behind a bunker the whole time shooting a ball or two just won't cut it; you must be ready to make aggressive maneuvers that will put you in dangerous positions. The best paintball athletes show much physical prowess on the field with constant movement; sprinting, jumping and even diving head. A move that's common in most games and one that's worth trying to master is the slide. This can be done as an offensive move while shooting at your opponents or a defensive one while trying to avoid a barrage of fire. Learning and practicing the art of the slide will pay big dividends in paintball, especially high stakes competition games. Keep reading this article to learn more about the different types of sliding used in paintball and how to incorporate this maneuver into your game.



Military Simulation Combat Paintball - As Real As It Gets

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 06:43:48 -0600

Games set up like real life military missions offer the chance to get lost in the scenario; forgetting you are only playing paintball, the adrenaline is much higher and the play is much more fun. Tactical scenario paintball will only allow total immersion however if your gear is as realistic as possible. When shopping for the best equipment, you have the choice of how authentic you want to get by choosing paintball guns that are life like replicas of real rifles, camouflage gear and high tech accessories. Depending on how far you're willing to push the envelope (and how much you're willing to spend), you can show up at the battlefield like a special ops paintball ninja decked out with the latest weapons and accessories for an experience you will never forget!



Tactical Paintball Vests Make Scenario Woodsball Fun

Tue, 15 Sep 2015 06:43:18 -0500

In scenario paintball, players go on realistic military missions using replica paintball guns that resemble real rifles and dress up in camouflage fatigues. Unlike the timed matches of competitive speedball, these games can last for hours and sometimes even days. While it's always best to travel light, scenario paintball requires carrying lots of gear. In fact, besides physical prowess and team strategy, your game is only limited by how much ammo & supplies you can carry. If you run out of ammo or equipment you need, you either have to stop playing altogether or go back to your base to reload. For woodsball, one of the most important pieces of equipment you can own is a tactical vest. This garment will allow you to carry tons of gear allowing you to play longer and even help your team be more equipped for the game. Keep reading this article to learn more about tactical paintball vests and how to pick the best one for you.



Beginner's Guide To Buying Paintball Equipment

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 08:52:36 -0500

There is a lot of time, thought, and money that goes into playing paintball, especially on the tournament level. Most players get their first taste of the sport by playing at a birthday party or joining their friends for a game of capture the flag or simple elimination in the woods behind their house. Using whatever borrowed gear they can get their hands on, it isn't long before they're fully addicted to the adrenaline of this game and they're shopping for their own set up. Keep reading this article to learn how to get into the sport, step by step. It will cover how to find the best paintball gear to use to become a winner from recreational to tournament level play.



Dirt Bike Parts and Accessories

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:08:03 -0500

Dirt bikes are off-road bikes specially designed for off-road events. In comparison with the regular road motorcycles, dirt bikes are simpler, lighter and feature perfectly in long suspension travel, high ground clearance. The rugged construction with little framework and no fairings compensates for less damage in spills. Wheels (usually 21" front, 18" rear) have knobby tires, often clamped to the rim with a rim lock.



How to Join the Sport of Paintball

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:04:04 -0500

Many people wonder how players go from the occasional recreational weekend warrior to the dedicated athlete that competitive players are. To be upfront about it, there is no exact formula for it. However, there are steps you can take to get moving in the right direction.



How to Prepare to Play

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:03:19 -0500

An in depth look into how to prepare for the sport of paintball. A step by step view from arriving at the field to playing the very first match.



Is Paintball Safe?

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:58:39 -0500

There is a common misconception that paintball is a very dangerous and painful sport. The word paintball "gun" strikes fear into many uninformed people. It sets off signals of danger and pain in peoples' minds.



Best and Biggest Thrill Rides In Orange County

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:29:01 -0500

If you live for the adrenaline rush, if you have the need for speed, there's no shortage of heart-stopping rides and experiences in Orange County. From white knuckle roller coasters and high G drops to race car speedways and aerial combat thrill rides, Orange County has the pulse quickening rides you won't soon forget.



Winning 3-Man Tournament Paintball Strategies

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 06:48:00 -0500

Paintball can be played recreationally in the woods behind your house for a super fun past time. If you're looking for even more adrenaline, consider playing tournament style in an official paintball competition. But don't expect to take any trophies home if you're flying by the seat of your pants; tournament players take this game very seriously, competing for a title, sponsorship and even money. Without a strategy and much practice, you will be lucky to place at all competing against teams who know what they're doing. Unfortunately, there is little written information about how to win paintball tournaments. Keep reading this article for some technical, yet easy to understand strategies you can implement for a 3-man team. Learning and practicing the ideas presented here will give your team a much better chance of securing a spot in the winner's bracket.



Summer Fun Alert: ATV Safety

Wed, 27 May 2015 13:06:50 -0500

Summer fun can involve the safe use of ATV's. If; however, an accident has occurred with the use of an All Terrain Vehicle, you may need the legal advice of an ATV accident attorney. You may be able to reach a settlement, whether it is with the ATV manufacturer, the owner of the vehicle, or the one who was operating the vehicle involved.



Jet Ski Safety Tips and Guidelines

Fri, 22 May 2015 05:58:43 -0500

Gliding across the surface of the water on a jet ski can be exhilarating. Observe standard safety guidelines while using a personal watercraft to avoid injury and accidents.



Safety Measures for Your First Successful Bungee Jump

Mon, 18 May 2015 08:31:07 -0500

Being at ease is one of the secrets in life. Now that we're talking about bungee jumping, you should be comfortable, particularly with what you are wearing. Comfortable clothing is totally different from revealing clothes. So you have to make sure that what you are wearing is neither too tight nor fitted, or so loose that will show off your not to be exposed body parts.



Tippmann A5 Paintball Gun Review

Mon, 18 May 2015 07:36:53 -0500

With so many to choose from, shopping for a new paintball marker can be confusing. Not knowing what you'll and what the differences are between all the different guns available can leave your head spinning. If you play scenario woodsball, you'll want a marker that's not only super sturdy but can also be upgraded and customized so you can use it for numerous roles you might want to play. The Tippmann A5 is a great paintball gun to start with for realistic military type play because it's so cheap priced, easy to take care of and can be transformed from a close quarter sub machine gun to a long range sniper in a flash. If you're on the fence about which type of marker to buy, keep reading this review article about the Tippmann A5 to determine if it's the gun for you!



Paintball Gun Air Tank Safety Tips

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:31:25 -0500

Paintball guns are powered by compact, pressurized air tanks that hold either CO2 or compressed air. Overall, paintball gun air tanks are safe to use, however certain general precautions should be observed for the safest, most efficient and longest lasting use. Paintball gun air tanks are affordable and readily available for purchase at most sporting goods stores and gun shops that sell air rifles. They are also very easy to find and cheap to buy online. While it's recommended players are 18 years old to play paintball, there is no age restriction when purchasing tanks; they are sold empty and is it up to the buyer to get them filled. Keep reading this article to learn the ins of outs of using paintball CO2 and compressed air tanks safely and how to get the most out of your tank for the longest play time.



How To Start A Winning Tournament Paintball Team

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:07:04 -0600

Playing paintball in the woods with a bunch of friends is an exhilarating and super fun game that most people come back to again and again. Achieving success from working as a unit, enjoying the camaraderie and creating memories you will never forget are just a few of the rewarding experiences you get from working with a team of buddies. To increase your fun even more, try playing on an organized competition team! Throwing a group together to play recreationally is easy and often happens by itself. However building a team that wins tournaments and leads to further opportunities in paintball takes planning, organization and dedication. Keep reading this article to learn some great tips about starting and building a competition paintball team from the ground up.



Basics Of Paintball

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:45:16 -0600

Paintball is a game that is normally comprised of two groups. Each needs to cooperate to finish a target. You utilize your paintball marker to dispense with restricting players to attain to this objective. There are two fundamental sorts of paintball games; Scenario and Tournament.



How To Prepare For Your First Paintball Game

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:37:43 -0600

Paintball is a fun and exciting game but if you have never played before you may not know what to expect. Showing up prepared will allow you to fully enjoy the experience. Knowing how to play, what the rules are and what initial paintball gear you'll need will keep you from just being a target for everyone else on the field. Knowing in advance will give you a definite edge and make your game much more fun. Keep reading this article to learn how to prepare for your first paintball game as well as what to expect once you arrive at the field for the first time.



Safety Tips When Whitewater Rafting for the First Time

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:06:41 -0600

Learn safety tips from an industry expert on how to stay safe when whitewater rafting for the first time. There are a few simple guidelines to follow that will ensure you get the most out of your whitewater rafting adventure!



What's The Cheapest And Most Effective Way To Learn To Kiteboard?

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:23:26 -0600

Kiteboarding is an extreme sport, and you must take lessons to do this sport safely. But how can I get into kiteboarding if I don't have thousands of dollars to invest on lessons? There is one simple solution. Minimize the amount of money that you spend on lessons by investing in a trainer kite!



Fun Activity Ideas for a Winter Birthday Bash for Kids

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:37:32 -0500

Birthday parties are fun for all, especially kids as they enjoy exciting and engaging activities and are most excited about receiving goodie bags at the end of the event! While it may be all play and no work for the guests, planning, organizing and implementing a flawless birthday party can be quite a lot of work for the parents (the hosts).



Simple Tips to Buy Air Rifles Online

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:54:57 -0500

Target shooting is a recreation that can be quite a lot of fun. This is a hobby that has many takers online, and there also are professional shooters who represent our country on international platforms.



Carry More Ammo And Gear With Paintball Pod Harnesses

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:30:36 -0500

There's more to your paintball equipment than just your gun, hopper, air tank and mask. If you don't have a way of carrying ammunition, your game will only be as long as the size of your hopper; in most cases, this barely 200 rounds. In fast action games, it's amazing how quickly you can run through this many. The problem is paintballs are bulky and trouble to carry. A paintball pod harness is the best way to carry lots of ammo easily balanced wrapped around the body. Keep reading this article to learn more about this necessary piece of equipment and key features to look out for when shopping.



Kitesurfing Champions Of Cape Verde

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:27:43 -0500

Perhaps you've seen kitesurfing exhibitions on TV, or saw some pictures of it in the internet, and found it to be very interesting. And like many others, you want to know where you can actually learn the sport. Luckily, there are more kitesurfing locations than you think. And because the rise of its popularity is phenomenal, their number is steadily increasing. So where are these places and how do you get there?



How To Become The Best Paintball Team Captain

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:29:52 -0500

Just because you're on a paintball team doesn't mean you will win. If you don't have a winning strategy or the ability to work well with each other, you have no chance. Whether you play tournament speedball or scenario woodsball, teams are divided into positions with players having certain responsibilities they must handle. Don't expect to win if your team has no direction because of poor leadership! The team captain must be an expert at playing so he can orchestrate a winning strategy. He must possess certain skills and have a good rapport with his teammates so they can function like a well oiled machine rather than a bunch of individuals. In most teams, the captain's job also extends beyond the field; lining up competitions, practices, setting up travel arrangements and even applying for sponsorships are also important and often handled by the team captin. Keep reading this article to learn some of the jobs and responsibilities of a good paintball team captain so you can lead your team to victory!



How a Motocross Racer Should Use and Respect Protein

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:50:55 -0500

Everything you need to know about the best way to utilise and respect protein in your motocross athlete diet! Get the right nutrition to succeed.



What Happens to Your Muscles When You're 'Out of Action'

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:15:08 -0500

What happens to you and your muscles if you, as an athlete, have suffered an injury meaning you have to stop exercising or be 'out of action' for a short time? We clear up the misconceptions and give you all the facts!



Paintball - Excellent Game For People Of All Ages

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:54:15 -0500

Paintball is a very popular game in the United States. People of any age can play this game without the need for any extensive training.



What To Expect At Your First Paintball Competition

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:44:30 -0500

Your first paintball competition can be an exhilarating and nerve racking experience! You'll feel an excitement of getting the opportunity to compete but also the nervousness of a first time experience and not knowing what to expect. Before you enter your first competition, your best bet is to tag along with a friend as a spectator or helper at one of his competitions so you can watch how it's run and what to do. Many first time competitors prefer the baptism by fire approach - they jump in with both feet to their first meet without ever knowing anything about it! Read this article to catch an early glimpse of what to expect at your first meet.



How To Find The Cheapest Deals For The Best Paintball Guns

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:53:37 -0500

Buying a new paintball gun is an exciting decision for an avid player. This excitement is often squelched however when faced with the expensive price tags on most new markers. Besides initial start up costs of buying your own gear, ongoing expenses of playing often keeps many players from enjoying the sport as often as they want. To keep paintball affordable, saving money by searching for deals is important. If you're a savvy enough shopper and use a little strategy when searching for your dream gun, you can buy a very good paintball gun for a reasonable price. Knowing where and when to shop for a top rated marker can make all the difference. Keep reading this article to learn the best ways of finding the cheapest prices for top name brand paintball guns and equipment.



How To Choose The Best Paintball Uniform

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:27:18 -0500

One of the best things about paintball is you can wear anything you want to play. Most people prefer long sleeves and long pants to help take the sting out of being hit; baggy clothing is definitely a plus. While a professional paintball uniform can be an extra expense, the advantages can far outweigh the costs if you choose the right type. Paintball uniforms bring extra protection but are also designed to improve performance and bring a professional look to whoever wears them. This apparel is worn by pro paintball athletes however every beginner who wants to be good should wear this clothing too. The trick is finding the best fitting, most comfortable uniform that not only looks great but has the most performance enhancing features for the cheapest price. Keep reading this article to learn what to look for so you can buy the best paintball uniform for the price.



Playing Paintball Game For Fun

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:31:10 -0500

Paintball is an exciting, action-packed, adrenalin driven game where players shoot paintballs at each other. When someone is hit, that person is out of the game. Here are some tips on how to make this game more exciting, more challenging and more enjoyable.



Paintball Gun CO2 Vs High Pressure Air Tanks

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:08:27 -0500

Paintball guns carry their own power source, a separate tank filled with CO2, nitrogen or high pressure air. Most markers will run on either CO2 or high pressure air, while fewer use nitrogen. Learning the difference between CO2 and high pressure air tanks will help when deciding between the two. While the one most suited to a player depends on a number of factors, keep reading this article to learn which will give the best performance for your particular paintball gun and situation.



Windsurfing Rigging Tips

Fri, 30 May 2014 13:05:10 -0500

Before getting out on the water, you need to get your equipment prepared. Rigging is probably the most confusing aspect of this sport. An improperly rigged sail can be problematic in light wind, and become a nightmare in high gusty winds.



The Thrills of Paintball Battles in Colorado

Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:50:14 -0500

If you're looking for paintball spots in Colorado for a bachelor party, a birthday, a company outing, or a weekend with friends, we suggest Blitz Paintball, which is open during weekends, all year. There are over 11,000 square feet of staging area (shaded), including scenario-recreational fields and professionally leveled tournament paintball fields with their own parking lots.



Mountain Biking Louisiana - Feel the Extreme Adrenaline Rush

Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:47:39 -0500

Louisiana is the perfect spot for mountain biking as it lets you explore great natural landscapes while enjoying leisurely stops along the way, if you wish. The stunning and unique terrains of Louisiana are best explored on two wheels, after all.



Waterwater Rafting in Banos, Ecuador

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:05:56 -0500

I have to admit that initially the idea of traveling to a place called Banos gave me pause. Isn't one of the very few phrases most of us learn in Spanish "Donde estan los banos?" (Where are the bathrooms). In this case Ba?os de Agua Santa is considered the gateway to the Amazonia located at the base of the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador. Standing in the center of the quaint City you are surrounded by a wall of green in each direction. The view dotted with waterfalls and storefronts inviting you to try out activities that the area is most famous for, eco-sports and thermal baths. Pinch me now.



Freefall Jump Should Be Conducted With Proper Training

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:29:13 -0500

There are lots of people that are adventurous and want to explore the thrill associated with different adventurous activities. One of the most adventurous activities is skydiving. There are many people that are interested in it, but they are not able to acquire enough strength and courage in going for it.



How to Practice Windsurfing Safely

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:13:23 -0500

There are a lot of things that could go wrong while windsurfing. Some of them are inevitable such as being caught by a wave, having someone hit us from behind or the wind conditions changing all of a sudden. However, we can take some safety measures that will reduce the likelihood of us having to find ourselves in a sticky situation.



How To Get A Paintball Team Sponsorship

Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:19:28 -0500

You've decided paintball is definitely your game but practicing regularly to get good enough quickly becomes cost prohibitive. The cost of paintballs and necessary supplies needed to play all the time keeps most players from ever enjoying paintball any more than recreationally. Pooling your money with a team to keep paintball gear costs controllable helps but more mouths to feed leads you down the same path. This is why getting sponsored by paintball companies makes a lot of sense... if you can score one! At the smallest level, sponsorship means discounts on paintballs and gear (or even free) so you can save tons of money to practice all you want. At best, you can become a professional paintball rockstar, traveling the world getting paid to play. While this acquisition is not an easy one to come by, this dream can become a reality if you know how. Keep reading this article to the learn the best ways of getting started on a paintball sponsorship.



How to Grind on an MGP Scooter

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 06:57:03 -0500

If you've been trying to learn to grind on an MGP Scooter but still can't, then read this article. Once you've finished reading, you'll be well on your way to being able to grind like a pro.



The Art of Competitive Flyboarding

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 08:32:02 -0500

Having now had a few days to think about the 2013 Flyboard World Cup and what an incredible sport Flyboarding has become it became clear to me that what I thought about the competition going into it was very different than what I know now having witnessed it up close and personal. Professional Flyboarding is much different than the recreation fun that many of us have out on the water. In addition to the height, speed and tricks these Pros employ during their competitive runs is the complexity of managing the hose, the Jet Ski, the performance area and the judges.



Why Is Quad Biking So Popular in The UK?

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:52:10 -0600

Quad Biking is an exhilarating activity that is soaring in popularity. Suitable for all weather conditions, the activity has become a top choice amongst the thrill seekers of our time.



Tippmann US Army Alpha Black Paintball Gun Review

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:21:58 -0600

In scenario paintball, players carry out military style missions in the woods or on an outdoor course set-up on a commercial field. This game is most fun when players wear camouflage fatigues, realistic military gear and use replica paintball guns for their weapons. Because woodsball is played in a natural environment, paintball markers and equipment must be extremely durable and able to withstand the rigors of rough play common to fast paced simulation combat. The trick is finding a tactical paintball gun that's as reliable as it is realistic and for an affordable price. Both beginner and experienced scenario players alike seem to agree the US Army Alpha Black paintball gun satisfies most requirements for a top tactical marker. Keep reading this article for a 'no holds barred' review about this Tippmann M4 replica...



What Is It Like to Hang Off the Side of a Waterfall? Canyoneering

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:42:29 -0600

Ever seen 127 Hours and wanted to see a the inside of a canyon? Without cutting off your own arm off, of course.



Preparing for a Camping Trip to the Woods

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:03:32 -0600

When people go camping, they tend to just go to a nice park, where other people are camping also and they can make friends. This is all well and good but it is not the place to make the most of a camping trip.



Preparing for When Your Kids Do Their Duke of Edinburgh Award

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:02:27 -0600

When your kids are at school, they will do many awards and qualifications to make sure that they are prepared for the life ahead of them. In the UK, a lot of the kids will do the Duke of Edinburgh Award when they are in their final year of school. There must be an equivalent award in the USA, or they might just do the same award.



Horse Riding Equipment - Important Things to Be Included in A Beginner's Kit

Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:04:19 -0600

Horse riding is a pleasure. However, you should not take up horse riding without the right equipment. Wrong riding equipment can cause injuries to you and to the horse. In order to prevent injuries, you need the right bridles, reins, bits, saddles and girth.



Tips for Paintballing

Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:44:57 -0600

If you have never been paintballing before, there are some things that you need to know before you arrive. If you don't know these things, then you are going to be quite surprised when you get there.



Caving Techniques and Tips, Danger Level

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:46:01 -0600

As with any sport, there is a danger level. If we take a scale of one to ten, where a one is equal to taking a walk down a busy street and a ten is equal to jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge, then caving is somewhere in the middle.



Strategies For Using A Paintball Sniper Rifle

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 07:46:42 -0600

Whether it's the gear, guns or status, the sniper position on the scenario paintball field is a highly sought after role. The ability to pick off key opposing players at will gives the owner of a precision sniper paintball rifle serious power. Just like the real thing, sniper paintball guns boast a longer, more accurate shot and are often used in the back field to provide cover fire for the more forward players. However with a little bit of ingenuity and the right type of tactical marker, you can be much more effective for your team as the sniper. Keep reading this article to learn how varying your paintball sniper rifle will allow different strategies that will make this position much more fun to play and more advantageous to your team.



Why Do We Go Into Caves? Panic Under The Mountain

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:34:03 -0600

Speluncaphobia is the fear of caves or claustrophobia, the fear of close places. If I know that someone is claustrophobia, I do not take them into caves.



Why Do We Go Into Caves? Dreaming of Caves

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 06:17:26 -0600

I do believe in dreams, most help us to work out things or bring to light things that bother us, but some are precognitive. I have had a few of those, maybe only one or two. It sure would be a neat thing to have a dream about a cave and then find it someday!



Why Do We Go Into Caves, Lookout Mountain Cave, Below Ruby Falls

Tue, 10 Dec 2013 06:33:02 -0600

In 1994 I was treated to a very special trip to Lookout Mountain Cave, below Ruby Falls. One of the first things the guide showed us was the Signature of Andrew Jackson, The protective glass was long gone but the bolts that held it in place were still there, and you could just make out the signature.



Why Do We Go Into Caves, Patrick Cave

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 10:49:08 -0600

Ridge walking and looking for caves can have almost as much excitement as going into caves. Sometime it helps to have a Labrador retriever, named Patrick, along to help check out holes.



Why Do We Go Into Caves? Deaton's Cave, a Wild Past

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:31:05 -0600

Deaton's Cave has a long, and shady past. A prehistoric Turtle Sculpted from stone was discover in the 1950's when someone first attempted to convert the cave into a recreation area. After a few dances they had a shooting and it was closed.



Why Do We Go Into Caves? The Tale of Floyd Collins

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:20:19 -0600

We find all kinds of excuses to enter a cave. Some study the rocks and formations, others like to make maps or study the cave life, but in the end it is the mystery that holds us in its grip.



Why Do We Go Into Caves?

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 10:03:05 -0600

Why do we enter dark holes in the ground? Is this an instinct from our distance past, or just plain curiosity?



Free-Dive Spearfishing

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 07:12:49 -0600

The extreme sport of freedive spearfishing is a pure, euphoric adrenaline rush like nothing else. A combination of the dangers associated with freediving, and rewards associated with spearfishing make freedive spearfishing the exciting dangerous sport it is.



Tips for Filming With a Helmet Camera

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 08:43:41 -0600

Helmet Cameras are becoming more and more common place nowadays with everyone wanting to film their adventures and upload it onto YouTube for the world to see. But as I have found out you can easily record loads of rubbish footage that doesn't amount to much when you come to edit for your movie. So here are a few tips on how to get the most from your helmet camera.



How to Windsurf - Lesson 8 - The Planing Jybe

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 09:04:02 -0600

The planing jybe has nothing to do with the beginners jybe other that trajectory of the board. Whereas for the beginners jybe we trundle through the water slowly, leaning back to resist the full pull of the sail, ini the planing jybe we want to mantain full speed, leaning forward so that at a given moment we have zero relative wind in the sail to shift it over. In this article I will explain exactly how to do this.



Rules for Owning an Airsoft Gun

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:56:44 -0600

Airsoft guns are a popular pastime for many people. They are used for target practice and war games. Some people have used them for pest deterring and control as well. Some people are concerned about the safety of these products, however AEGs come with several safety features that are built into the construction of the guns. Although there are built in safety features, there are also safety precautions which you can take to keep yourself and those around you safe.



How to Windsurf - Lesson 7 - The Waterstart

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:51:10 -0600

Being able to do a waterstart is opening the portal to windsurfing with smaller boards that do not float when we are on them without moving. Up until this point we are using boards rounding the 140 litres which will be our limit unless we learn to have the sail lift us out of the water and onto the board to windsurf on.



How to Windsurf - Lesson 6 - The Beachstart

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:55:39 -0600

There is a significant difference between going into the water and laying the gear out in the water, clambering on to the board to lift out the sail on one hand, and getting into the water, not letting go of the sail to just step on to the board to sail off without getting your shorts wet. The beachstart is a great leap towards looking like a pro on a windsurfer.



How to Windsurf - Lesson 5 - Planing

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:53:28 -0500

The ultimate objective of windsurfing is to fly over the water with our gear, gliding over the waves at speed. Sometimes we manage this by accident but we lack consistency. This is because to get planing with little wind is tricky and needs a good technique to get the most out of what little wind we may have available.



Best Protective Paintball Masks

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:57:31 -0500

While the sting of being hit by a high velocity paintball often keeps beginners hesitant to get started, overall, paintball is deemed a totally safe sport for all ages to play. Besides the pain of impact and an unsightly bruise, being shot by a paintball will not cause any permanent damage; except to the eye. If a speeding paintball hits you in the eye, it can cause blindness. This is why protective masks or paintball goggles are mandatory safety gear to play; without them, you are not even allowed on the field. Paintball masks are lightweight, comfortable and come in many styles, however certain characteristics are more desirable for the best performance. Keep reading to learn what to look for so you get the best protection and the coolest look.



Rock Climbing Gear Essentials For Beginners

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:10:22 -0500

The sport of rock climbing is intense, exhausting and wholly thrilling. Whether you're working on an indoor wall or in the great outdoors, the strength and determination needed to scale your objective is a challenge for anyone.



Keeping Paintball Safe And Painless With The Best Protective Gear

Fri, 11 Oct 2013 07:30:23 -0500

Paintball is an exciting sport that allows participants to engage in safe, full combat. This adrenaline filled game requires strategy, speed and agility. Activities such as sliding, diving, crawling, and sprinting are extremely common, as are certain types of injuries. Common cuts, scrapes and contusions are to be expected, sometimes more serious injuries can occur. Sprains, strains, subluxations, dislocations, and even broken bones have all occurred on a paintball field. Fortunately, these problems can be avoided with the right protective gear. While paintball is a sport for fun and enjoyment, safety should always be first and foremost in the players mind. To keep your game safe while you are having fun keep reading to learn about the latest paintball protective equipment.



New Best Kites for 2014

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 10:09:41 -0500

It's that time of year again and the 2014 kites are beginning to appear on the market. In this article we take a look at the new Best Kiteboarding kites that are available.



Giving Your Horse All It Needs to Grow to Its Full Potential

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:31:43 -0500

Taking care of a horse is a difficult ordeal, no matter how well prepared you are. There are many important details that you have to consider if you want your horse to grow up healthy and strong, and missing even some of those things can quickly spell disaster.



Investing in High-Grade Gear for Your Horse - When Is It Worth It?

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:53:58 -0500

Raising a horse is serious business, and you have to be aware of all the options available to you if you want to make the most of it. Needless to say, you'll have to spend a lot of money to make your horse the best it can be, but you'll definitely appreciate the results of your effort in the end if you're careful and you plan ahead properly.



If At First You Don't Succeed - Never Give Up, With a Passion for Perseverance, Diana Nyad Did It

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 06:08:32 -0500

When I was younger I was an adventurer, no I take that back, I still am. Anyway, I had transversed mountain ranges like a mad Indian running up and down like a banshee from hell, swam across raging rivers and port channels, flown under low bridges, and road my motorcycle crotch-rocket at speeds in excess of 157 mph. I guess I am lucky to be alive today to tell about it. Let's talk.



Paddle Boarding Over Shallow Coral Reefs - Now That's An Extreme Sport

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 06:08:14 -0500

While hanging out at a friend's home who lived on the canal inlet in Kailua not more than 220 yards from the Pacific Ocean, I learned the hard way how to paddle board in the ocean. It sure looks easy, but it's not as easy or as safe as you might believe. Now then, let me explained what I learned and why I now consider paddle boarding in the ocean to be an extreme sport.



Airsoft Pistol Review for the TSD M1911 CO2 Blowback

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:07:17 -0500

The M1911 CO2 Airsoft Pistol by TSD tactical is both an accurate shot and a beautifully crafted piece of hardware. Upon review, the pistol shows why it is regarded as a top choice of airsoft enthusiasts.



How to Windsurf - Lesson 4 - Harness and Footstraps

Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:23:44 -0500

Once we get the han of windsurfing we want to start making our sessions on the water last longer and be more enjoyable. This means learning how to windsurf using the harness to give the arms a break and use the footstraps to increase our control over the board.



Biking, Rowing, Running and Climbing to Music Is Great But Watch Where You Are Going

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 06:36:12 -0500

Over the years, I've participated in many extreme type sports, and I've always loved to push my body and brain to the limits. The faster you go, the more the adrenal glands are likely to shoot hot lava into your system. Couple that with the fatigue factor and endorphin rush, and you have something better than any natural or artificial drug, I'd guess.



100-Mile Marathons and Chase Apparatus - A Potential UAV Application

Thu, 22 Aug 2013 07:57:35 -0500

The other day, I was talking to a family member who had a good friend who ran a 100-mile ultra-marathon. When he told me about this, and the fact that it took his friend over 25 hours to complete the event, I was duly impressed. This took place in the California Mountains above Pasadena and it included 50,000 feet of up and down hills, mostly all on trails.



6 Things to Consider Before Buying an Airsoft Sniper Rifle

Wed, 14 Aug 2013 14:46:23 -0500

A short guide to picking out an airsoft sniper rifle. 6 Key points to consider before purchasing a rifle.



Motocross: A Thrilling As Well As Adventurous Sport!

Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:47:26 -0500

Motocross is an exciting as well as adventurous sport activity that involves the use of motorcycles. It is the most popular and the most demanding sport. So, several motocross competitions are conducted in various countries - like Switzerland. This sport activity is highly demanding in all weather conditions. The word 'motocross' is a combination of the words 'motorcycles' and 'cross country'.



3 Awesome Extreme Sports

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 16:55:16 -0500

When you think of sports what do you think of? Maybe you think of football, soccer, basketball or baseball. Well, in the world of sports there is much more than just the classic sports you always hear about.



5 Things to Avoid When Racing Dirt Bikes

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:22:20 -0500

Motocross is a very popular sport. It's action packed, competitive and very focused on personal progression. Although it is a very fun sport and many people take part in it, there are things that you need to make sure you avoid.



Living On The Edge - How To Do A Free Running Front Flip?

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 09:41:24 -0500

Determined to join the other hip kids in the neighbourhood who spend their spare time effortlessly leaping off tall buildings like they're Spiderman? To have any chance twisting, tumbling and leaping like you're Tim "Livewire" Shieff, you'll have to master the front flip first, one of free running's indispensable moves. To help you master this classic free running move with ease and efficiency, take a look at the following front flip tips.



Winner's Circle Guide To Paintball Equipment - The Best Tournament Paintball Gear

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 13:23:12 -0500

In competition paintball, players climb the ranks to compete for cash prizes, bragging rights and lucrative sponsorships. Winning requires a combination of athletic prowess, skill, teamwork, strategy and very specific types of paintball equipment. In fact, the gear you choose can make or break you no matter how good of an athlete you are. For the most consistent performance, choose paintball equipment that best matches your experience level. Just like many other sports, paintball has a gradient of expertise players experience as their skills progress with more practice; such is also the case with paintball guns and gear. Keep reading this article to learn more about specific types of competition paintball equipment to use for the best results on the field regarding your particular skill level.



3 Reasons You Should Race Dirt Bikes

Fri, 19 Jul 2013 08:39:43 -0500

Some people don't want to ride dirt bikes let alone race them. However, there are many reasons you should get into this amazing sport.



How to Windsurf - Lesson 3 - Tacking and Jybing

Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:47:22 -0500

During the initial stages of our windsurfing life we turn with very basic methods such as the 180 degree turn which has very little technique to it. As we progress we start to learn the tack and the jybe which are faster and more stable ways of turning. In this post we will look at these two manoeuvres to set a foundation for future progression.



Get Ready For A Zorbing Frenzy

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 12:04:11 -0500

Zorbing is going to get a lot more international attention very soon. So, far this is just a rumor, but rumor has it, the amazing Zorb Ball is going to be featured in the 2014 Sochi, Russia Olympics. That kind of attention with the world watching is sure to propel the sport to new levels.



5 Reasons You Should Be Concerned About Arm Pump

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 08:22:18 -0500

Riding dirt bikes is a lot of fun and exciting. If you ride dirt bikes often then you have probably experienced arm pump before. Learn about how it negatively effects your riding.



How to Windsurf - Lesson 2 - An Introduction To Steering And Turning Maneouvres

Wed, 10 Jul 2013 14:01:02 -0500

Once we have gotten over the initial thrill of standing on the windsurf board and sliding over the water in one way or another, we are going to start to womder how to turn and make the board move in a specific direction. In this article I will go through the options we have in terms of steering and turning so theat we will know not only how to windsurf, but also be in control of where we are going.



The Future Is Here With Water - Propelled Jetpacks!

Thu, 04 Jul 2013 10:52:49 -0500

Even since the days harking back to the tales telling of young Icarus, who glued feathers with wax onto his body in an attempt to fashion his own set of wings, flight has been one of humankind's biggest fantasies. With the work of the Wright brothers in developing the airplane, man came a whole lot closer to his dream of soaring in the clouds. However, the most elusive of all remains is the realization of the desire of free flight, without having to travel in a machine. Since the 1920's, one term has been occupying the thoughts of these free flight enthusiasts, the jetpack. By combining a fuel storage and propulsion system into a device, which could be worn by a person, a jetpack remains the closest way for a person to experience true free flight.



Nature And Adventure - The Perfect Combination In White Water Rafting

Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:47:05 -0500

One of the best ways for people to enjoy an adventure that keeps them close to nature is whitewater rafting. The thought of struggling against the challenges provided by Mother Nature is enough to send adrenaline coursing through the veins of every adventure junkie. The good news is that nowadays it is not just a sport for those who love the taste of danger, but even for common people who want to have an exciting holiday adventure.



Enjoy An Adventurous Holiday With White Water Rafting Tips

Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:46:27 -0500

For those who love the adrenaline rush that comes with any adventure sport, nothing is more exciting than taking on nature in her own backyard, in the form of whitewater rafting. This is a challenging and highly stimulating activity, which is fun for both beginners and experts.