Do you feel that life lacks some thrilling and adventurous moments, and do you want to do something crazy for once? Then try out an extreme sport! These crazy activities inspire people to surpass themselves, challenge to do the impossible and give confidence. hiEurope brings you some fashionable sports to try during your next trip in Europe.
Switzerland - Skydiving
Interlaken is a famous Swiss resort at the foot of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains and is known for its intoxicating scenery. The skydiving area in Interlaken is even more breathtaking, with waterfalls, glacial lakes and green fields surrounded by the Alps. Skydiving requires strong courage and self-confidence, so the sport is often called 'activity of the brave.' Jumping from a height of 4000 meters with an experienced instructor, you can experience powerful gravity in 60 seconds; and when you soar in the sky, overlooking the breathtaking beauty, people forget all the troubles of this world. In addition to two-person skydiving, there are other extreme sports to experience in this town, such as two-person paragliding, hang gliding, flying over the canyon. Open your arms and jump!
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Austria - Bungee Jumping
Innsbruck is located in the west of Austria, in the Alps valley, next to Germany, Italy and Switzerland. The Inn River runs through the city. Innsbruck has a famous bridge - the Europabrücke, which is one of the best bungee jumping sites in the world and a paradise for bungee lovers. Leaping from the 192-meter-high bridge, your landing speed will reach 120 km / h in 5 seconds. At the same time, you see the beauty of the Alps during the jump. When you think you are about to hit the water, the bungee rope quickly pulls you back into the sky, and when you feel you have defied gravity, you fall again. Innsbruck can bring an unforgettable adrenaline soaring thrill!
France - Canyoning
The Gorge du Verdon in Provence is famous for its magnificent rock scenery, and Castellane in the canyon is the gathering place for water activities. One way to see this amazing canyon is by Canyoning, which means you traverse the canyon by combining hiking, climbing, swimming, and/or abseiling. Thrilling and exciting, all the different technologies you have to master makes it very challenging. Every summer the Verdon Gorge attracts many extreme sports enthusiasts, as this is also the ideal place for canyoning, rock climbing, white water rafting and so on. The Verdun Grand Canyon has vast cliffs, gurgling creeks, clear lakes, and continuous mountains. This summer, if you want to embrace nature, this is a must-see destination.
England - Bouldering
The Peak District National Park in Yorkshire, England, has nearly a hundred climbing points. Gritstone outcrops at Stanage Edge and The Roaches, are recognized as some of the finest rock climbing sites in the world. Bouldering is a special type of rock climbing, where climbers tackle 5 meter high boulders without ropes. They only rely on their own strength to complete the climb, so they need complex climbing skills. This activity trains people to continuously perform thrilling movements such as turning, pull-ups, and even jumping on rocks of various heights and different angles. As this is a very popular and exciting extreme sport, it is often called 'ballet on rock.'