For anyone who enjoyed treasure hunting as a kid (I know I did- I had a treasure hunt birthday party in the woods when I turned 10!), you will probably enjoy the updated grown-up version. This new adventure game, called Geocaching, is played all over the world; the official Geocaching website says that there are… More High-Tech Treasure Hunting for Grown Ups: Geocaching!
If you are scared of regular rock climbing than you should stay far, far away from cliff tenting. This is rock climbing to the extreme; it is overnight rock climbing. Your accommodation will be a hanging tent that you bring with you and anchor to the side of a cliff! image by Gordon Wiltsie There… More The Best Sport Youve Never Heard of: Cliff Tenting
If you like dancing, and you wish you could fly, here is the sport for you! This particular type of aerial dancing involves doing flips and poses while you are high in the air and hanging onto draped fabric. It is very pretty and an excellent performance sport. Cirque du Soliel uses this one a… More The Best Sport You’ve Never Heard of: Aerial Dancing
This might be where I draw the line. Tubing behind a boat is fun, but tubing 30 feet in the air? Sounds a little crazy. But plenty of people do it, and some have even preformed the kite-tubing barrel role (see the end of the video). Do a barrel roll! photo Just hold on to… More The Best Sport Youve Never Heard of: Kite Tubing
Ever wondered what it would be like to be a hamster spinning around in plastic globe? Wonder no more. Invented in New Zealand, the land of epic sports, zorbing is the much more awesome human equivalent of the hamster globe. You are harnessed to the inside of a giant inflatable ball, sometimes with a… More The Best Sport You’ve Never Heard of: Zorbing
No, not mini-skateboarding with your fingers. That doesn’t even count as a sport. Real handboarding, also called handplaning, is surfing, or bodysurfing, with a miniature surfboard attached to one hand. Or sometimes two, depending on your style. photo Using a handboard (or handplane) allows you to go higher and faster than regular body boarding and… More The Best Sport Youve Never Heard of: Handboarding
Its about time somebody invented a sport where the field is a giant trampoline. What the heck took them so long? Bossaball is pretty much the coolest sport you’ve never seen- it is a mixture of volleyball, soccer, gymnastics, and martial arts played between two teams in an epic battle with flips and upside-down kick-serves.… More The Best Sport You’ve Never Heard of: Bossaball