Adventure’s the name of the game and when it comes to ass kicking, blood rushing and nerve jangling fun this activity is the ticket to a new level of excitement. When it comes to jumping off a bridge or cliff the foremost thought that pops in is “that’s insane!” and if that’s what you think then this isn’t something for the weak hearted but for those individuals who wish to take that leap into the unknown. That death defying and beautiful experience free falling from an immense height surrounded by the ever so blue skies feeling the air fill up your lungs and literally leaving the rest of the world behind on the platform that you choose to perform this feat off of.
Bungee jumping isn’t exactly as simple as some adventure sports like hot air ballooning, trampolining or river sailing because nothing can prepare you for the out of body catapulting process designed to shock your senses thoroughly. More like the other massively thrilling adventure games like rafting, skiing and paragliding definitely clubs it together with the top rated adrenaline thrusting sports in the world. At first like any risk involving sport for example skydiving people are apprehensive as to the outcome of partaking in it but with time and the safety regulations and precautions taken to make sure that the best is provided to go-getters more and more sites have sprouted up with this option.
Though not very long ago in 1979 when members of the Oxford University Dangerous Sports Club first came up with this concept and decided to plummet off of the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol little did they know that they’d start a phenomenon so popular that the entire world would be crazed after. Obviously being arrested at that point did not help matters but they continued to do so at the Golden Gate Bridge in the States and leave a mark in the metaphorical handbook of crazy sporting activities.
Today propelling off of cranes, bridges, skyscrapers, cliffs, hot air balloons or helicopters attached by an elastic cord is something that is definitely here to stay and is making its rounds all over the globe with the highest commercial bungee-ing spot in China at the Macau tower. With people eager to enjoy this antic Indians have their pick of the litter as well at famously known locations like Rishikesh, Goa and Bangalore to name a few.