The basic skateboarding equipment is the board, the helmet, the shoes and the protective pads. When you get your first board try to get used to it before taking it to the streets. Improve your balance by skating down a hill while trying to overcome various road obstacles. Once you master the basic tricks you can do your own original stunts.
A lot of people believe that this activity is the ultimate adrenaline pump. It gives you an absolute feeling of freedom. Furthermore when it is performed with a group of friends it can be really fun. You can play games, make a video of yourselves or jump during the night. No matter the circumstances or the location skydiving is breathtaking.
Surfing can fall under many categories according to the equipment and location. It can be performed in the ocean, on a river or on a lake. Furthermore various boards are used in order to perform some eccentric styles of this sport. While in most cases a board is enough, other types of surfing involve using a sail, paddles or a kite.
The most popular climbing activities involve ascending rocky mountain formations. However this sport is highly dangerous. One can get seriously injured if he is careless when dealing with natural obstacles. In order to practice this sport it is essential to be in good shape, have proper equipment and double check all safety measures.
Bungee jumping is a very old extreme sport. It has been used by various tribes in the shape of a ritual and there is even a legend about the first jump. During these rituals young men climb on top of a wood platform and then jump off having a vine attached to themselves. The purpose of this ritual is to mark the moment when a boy becomes a man.
What makes white water rafting so exciting is the fact that it is basically a fight against humans and the forces of nature. However this sport can be highly dangerous. There are several graded of white water and according to that we can categorize 6 levels of rafting difficulty. As a beginner it is advised to joint a group of professionals who can offer proper guidance.
Paragliding is an extreme sport that involves flying a lightweight aircraft. The launches and landings are done into the wind, and if the terrain is flat the paraglider is launched with a tow. Paragliding is an important commercial activity in mountainous regions.