Your guide to active sports around the world
Around the world you can find many people running tours
and lessons in the art of coming down mountains and cliff
faces, can be a lot of fun if you are not scared of heights.
Some people see this as a kids sport, the Americans have
a huge raft of places to practice the sport and some of
the best riders inthe world are older then 21 so dont be
scared, give it a go.
Throw yourself of a platform with a big elastic attached
to your feet, again not for the people with a fear of height,
the rush is supposed to be better than sex.
More of a relaxed past time, get the best view in the house
of many of the worlds best aatractions.
The opposite of abseiling, the art of going up mountains
and rock faces, one of the most heavily participated active
sports in the world.
This sport means so many things to so many people, check
out the links to find your particular type of canoeing,
anything from leisure to extreme.
Sounds like looking round caves, but it isn't. This is
an exhilirating activity that can show you places that most
people will never go.
Fly like a bird anywhere in the world, not for the height
scared, but can feel like flying so it must be an excellent
This means so much to so many, you can ride horses anywhere
in the world over most terrain.
Get a bath, attach an outboard motor and throw yourself
around a lake or around the oceans of the world. The most
exhilirating motor based water sport in the world.
The most fun you can have kneeling down.
The largest active sport in the world, grab your bike and
go anywhere at anytime.
Off road skate boarding, this was the fastest growing board
sport around the world last year. this is not a craze it
is now officially a sport.
Bikes, petrol, big jumps, what more can be said?
Gliding with an engine, some people say light weight airoplanes,
the most fun you can have in the air, apparently.
Getting from point to point, sometimes done in teams, if
you are in to walking then this adds a little bit extra
to the experience.
Jumping out of a plane, cant really say anymore. Oh apart
from the parachute.
Jumping off the side of a mountain with a parachute, see
above, but no plane.
White water rafting is a lot of peoples dream activity.
You may fall out and get wet, but it is all part of the
The ultimate extreme sport, the largest board sport in
the world, sun, snow, boards, if you have not tried it,
you should go and do it now.
Self contained under water breathing, very strange concept,
but the world is 2/3 water so this shouldnt be a sport it
should be a necessity.
The first snow sport, easy to pick up and relatively cheap.
The original water sport and one of the forefathers of
extreme sports. Australia and the USA are famed for their
The founder of the boarding culture, the largest participant
board sport in the world, you can try this all over the
The fastest no motorised sport in the world, this is getting
extreme, wave jumping and speed races are a spectalce not
to be missed.
Being dragged behind a boat at great speed is something
that you cannot miss, you havent lived until you have fallen
off water skis.
Same as above but with one board, same exhiliration, same
pain and same life changing experience.