Extreme Sports that Unleash the Daredevil Inside You

Some sports are not for the fainthearted or the weak. Here is a shortlist of extreme sports, challenging the brave and questioning the daredevil. Try any one or more of them and complete your bucket list.

Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua


The slopes of Cerro Negro, Nicaragua are an extremist’s playground. Boarders ride down the active volcano to a maximum speed of 80 km/hr. Sign up for Bigfoot Nicaragua’s trip package for $30 to experience a dangerously appealing sport.

Weightlessness in the U.S.

If money were not a problem, experience weightlessness at Zero Gravity Corporation. Learn how it feels to defy gravity aboard a modified 727.

Zorbing in the U.S.

3486054822_8120494724_zHow far can you roll down a hill inside a gigantic orb without throwing up or fainting? Test your no-faint skills with zorbing for only $40.

Cage of Death in Australia

Face your fear of reptiles. Now you can swim alongside Australia’s largest saltwater crocodiles for 15 minutes. But don’t worry, you are encased in a thick glass together with a buddy. Visit Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin Crocodile Park in Darwin and get this one-of-a-kind experience for $160 (solo) or $240 (tandem).

Insanity Ride in the U.S.

If you can’t get enough of the insanities in this world, hop onto Ride Insanity in Las Vegas for the ride of your life. Go crazy as you strap yourself on America’s tallest tower and take a spin. The ride is insanely affordable at $18.

Everest Skydive in Nepal

19235826_f702277a54_oSummiting Mt. Everest is daredevil all right, but there is another sport you can try – skydiving. Jump from a plane several feet above the Everest peak and then float towards base camp. This skydiving experience costs $25,000 (solo) and $35,000 (tandem).

Waterfall Kayak in the U.S.

Kayaking doesn’t sound so extreme right? But pair it with a waterfall, and your surely be elated. Head to Palouse Falls in Washington and challenge this huge body of water with your kayaking skills.

Whitewater Rafting in Zambia

5807702114_d2b0a73ab1_zWhitewater rafting is offered in many countries, but the Zambezi River in Zambia, Africa is the only one deservingly called Oblivion, famous for its Class 5 rapids. Extreme white water rafting in Zambia costs $151 per person.

Photos by: Blue SonicboyHarry MalschLaura HaddenJohn Henry

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