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Anyone else on here that would consider themselves an adrenaline junkie? I certainly consider myself one: I've scuba dived, bungee jumped, sky-dived, para-glided, etc.  The next thing that I want to do is go flyboarding. Anyone else have done any of the above mentioned activities and really enjoyed them? Or want to do them? Also, any good suggestions for some that I may not have done?

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1 minute ago, AmericanRam said:

Anyone else on here that would consider themselves an adrenaline junkie? I certainly consider myself one: I've scuba dived, bungee jumped, sky-dived, para-glided, etc.  The next thing that I want to do is go flyboarding. Anyone else have done any of the above mentioned activities and really enjoyed them? Or want to do them? Also, any good suggestions for some that I may not have done?

I’d have to consider myself one. Certainly there was a time before kids curtailed my adventures. 

To name a few exploits:

- white water rafting on the black nile grade 5 rapids in Uganda. 

- swimming with sharks in South Africa (with a broken arm in plaster cast that I had to keep above the water). 

- bungee jumping off the Victoria falls bridge (where I broke my arm in the first place).

- sky diving (tandem) in Northamptonshire. 

- the thrillology of AJ Hackett bungee jumps in queenstown NZ. 

- paragliding (is that the one with the little motorbike beneath a hangglider) over the Zambezi river. 

I loved bungee jumping by the 4th one. On the first one, I remember being quite nervous but generally happy on the build up, then absolutely terrified on the way down. You see the river getting closer, but you don’t see the rope getting tighter, so you think that’s that. I remeber on the second one, that feeling cane back when I was waiting, so I was super nervous, but then when I jumped, I felt great, vos I think this time I knew what to expect. By the 4th I did a reverse elevator plunge, and lost my contacts. 

I’d like to do another sky dive, I felt like I did on my first bungee jump for that, and feel like I didn’t enjoy it as much as I should have on the way down. I think next time will be like my second bungee jump, and I’ll just be able to let it go and enjoy myself. 

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3 minutes ago, TigerTedd said:

I’d have to consider myself one. Certainly there was a time before kids curtailed my adventures. 

To name a few exploits:

- white water rafting on the black nile grade 5 rapids in Uganda. 

- swimming with sharks in South Africa (with a broken arm in plaster cast that I had to keep above the water). 

- bungee jumping off the Victoria falls bridge (where I broke my arm in the first place).

- sky diving (tandem) in Northamptonshire. 

- the thrillology of AJ Hackett bungee jumps in queenstown NZ. 

- paragliding (is that the one with the little motorbike beneath a hangglider) over the Zambezi river. 

I loved bungee jumping by the 4th one. On the first one, I remember being quite nervous but generally happy on the build up, then absolutely terrified on the way down. You see the river getting closer, but you don’t see the rope getting tighter, so you think that’s that. I remeber on the second one, that feeling cane back when I was waiting, so I was super nervous, but then when I jumped, I felt great, vos I think this time I knew what to expect. By the 4th I did a reverse elevator plunge, and lost my contacts. 

I’d like to do another sky dive, I felt like I did on my first bungee jump for that, and feel like I didn’t enjoy it as much as I should have on the way down. I think next time will be like my second bungee jump, and I’ll just be able to let it go and enjoy myself. 

Swimming with sharks sounds like it would be a very cool thing to do. Yeah definitely do another sky dive, I've done it three times and love it.

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12 minutes ago, AmericanRam said:

Swimming with sharks sounds like it would be a very cool thing to do. Yeah definitely do another sky dive, I've done it three times and love it.

Sounds quite stupid if you ask me. Dolphins are a similar shape and seem a lot more friendly.

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36 minutes ago, AmericanRam said:

Anyone else on here that would consider themselves an adrenaline junkie? I certainly consider myself one: I've scuba dived, bungee jumped, sky-dived, para-glided, etc.  The next thing that I want to do is go flyboarding. Anyone else have done any of the above mentioned activities and really enjoyed them? Or want to do them? Also, any good suggestions for some that I may not have done?

Sneak into the home crowd wearing a Forest shirt and then unveil next to the Derby fans.

 

Worked for the bloke at Southampton....😄

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58 minutes ago, Mucker1884 said:

I spent quite a few Saturday afternoons in the company of a snake, last season.  Do I get a prize?  

I played with some king cobras at a snake temple in Thailand, now younmentioned it. 

And stroked some Tigers in the tiger temple. 

And got 6ft away from a wild silverback mountain gorilla in Uganda. 

That was all 10 years ago. A different life. Now I change nappies. 

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2 hours ago, AmericanRam said:

Swimming with sharks sounds like it would be a very cool thing to do. Yeah definitely do another sky dive, I've done it three times and love it.

Booked this in April. Thought it would be harmless ones but it turns out it’s Tigers and Bulls. Geezer said there’s a cage but it’s great to free dive with them. Has always been on my bucket list, so out of the cage we go. 

Really looking forward to it. I wil post some pictures after. 

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