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Category: Extreme Activities

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  Extreme Activities: Flyboard, fly with this water powered hover board
Posted on Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 10:34 PM (20413 Reads)
Water Activities Flyboard is a fantastically cool water powered hover board. Fly, twist turn and perform amazing stunts.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 7, Flexibility: 4, Agility: 4, Coordination: 5
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £55



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  Extreme Activities: Helen Skelton's Polar Challenge - Halfway there and still going strong
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 10:43 PM (1158 Reads)
News BLue Peter's Helen Skelton is well on her way on her 500 mile trek to the South Pole. She is getting there across the ice by cycling, skiing and kite skiing.



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  Extreme Activities: Heliskiing and Heliboarding
Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 12:46 PM (2094 Reads)
Winter Activities Heliskiing and Heliboarding use a helicopter to get you right to the top of inaccessible mountains for an extreme skiing or snowboarding experience.

Skills - Strength: 6, Balance: 9, Flexibility: 8, Agility: 8, Coordination: 8
Time needed: travelling time + 4 hours, Cost to try: £500




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  Extreme Activities: Bobsleigh
Posted on Monday, October 10, 2011 - 12:08 PM (1510 Reads)
Winter Activities Bobsleigh or bobsled is a winter sport in which teams of two or four make timed runs that are combined to make your final score you slide down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sled.

Skills - Strength: 8, Balance: 3, Flexibility: 5, Agility: 7, Coordination: 7
Time needed: travelling time + 2 hours, Cost to try: £118




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  Extreme Activities: Urban Freestyle on film in Concrete Circus
Posted on Monday, August 15, 2011 - 09:42 PM (1909 Reads)
News Concrete Circus shown on Channel 4 is the most fantastic demonstration of what today's youth are truly capable when they set their mind to it.

The programme follows the making of several short fllms on parkour, inline skating parkour, Danny MacAskill mountain bike acrobatics, freeform skateboarding and flatland BMX biking stunts.

This is a must see.



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  Extreme Activities: Wing Walking
Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 10:15 PM (6372 Reads)
Air Activities Wing walking is an aerial sport where you are strapped the a frame on the wing of a plane and then perform various moves whilst the plane flies at speed in front of an audience.

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 5, Flexibility: 5, Agility: 4, Coordination: 4
Time needed: travelling time + 2 hours, Cost to try: £500



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  Extreme Activities: Skydiving
Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 10:08 PM (2929 Reads)
Air Activities Skydiving is where you jump out of a plane and after a bit of falling free, open your parachute and float in a controlled way back to the ground.

Skills - Strength: 4, Balance: 4, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 3, Coordination: 6
Time needed: 2 hours, Cost to try: £250



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  Extreme Activities: SCAD Jumping
Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 10:02 PM (4356 Reads)
Air Activities SCAD jumping uses a very big net as a suspended catch air device.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 3, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 3, Coordination: 3
Time needed: 1 hour, Cost to try: £50



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  Extreme Activities: Bungee Jumping
Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 09:19 PM (4053 Reads)
Air Activities Bungee Jumping is a thrilling activity where you tie a huge elastic bungee cord to your ankles and jump off from a high structure such as a bridge or crane.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 1
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £50




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  Extreme Activities: BASE Jumping
Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 09:03 PM (4546 Reads)
Air Activities BASE Jumping is where you jump off a cliff or structure at low level and open your parachute at the latest possible moment. Seriously extreme and seriously dangerous, with a high chance of injury or death.

Skills - Strength: 4, Balance: 4, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 2, Coordination: 4
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £1000+ for all of your own kit.




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  Extreme Activities: Red Bull x Fighters Moto Cross Stunts at Battersea
Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 09:16 PM (4008 Reads)
Outdoor Events The Red Bull X Fighters World Tour 2010 hits London on the 14th August at Battersea Power Station. From 5pm, the high octane thrills begin. Buy tickets for the Red Bull X fighters from £28, or win tickets by listening to Kiss 100.



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  Extreme Activities: Airboard
Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 - 10:55 PM (6048 Reads)
Winter Activities Airboarding is one of the newest extreme sports to hit the snowy slopes. An airboard is an inflatable sledge that you ride like a bodyboard and can reach speeds of 80mph!



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  Extreme Activities: Power Kites for Ships
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 09:54 PM (2501 Reads)
News You may have watched the power of a power kite lifting a kite surfer high above the waves. Larger power kites are so powerful that they are used for towing cargo ships.



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  Extreme Activities: Silvertown Quays gets Xtreme Surfing
Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - 10:30 PM (2994 Reads)
News Venture Xtreme is a unique surf centre and extreme sports complex, the first project of its kind in the world. The surf centre is a conceptual project which may form part of the visitor attraction area at Silvertown Quays. If it goes ahead the surf centre will be located alongside the aquarium Biota! and will include Londonís largest permanent outside beach and a surf pool with perfect waves all day every day!



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