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Top 6 Spine Chilling Aerial Activities In The World

Have you ever experienced the best adrenalin rush of your life? If no, then you should definitely try out any of these six aerial activities. It will give you an intense feeling of achieving something. You can choose any one of these for an experience of a lifetime. Although among all these base jumping is the most thrilling one.

Ballooning Base Jumping

It is the safest aerial activity and anyone can do it. It is eligible for children, adults and senior citizens as well. This adventurous activity involves a hot air balloon flying high up in the sky. For instance, imagine you are up there and the view of your surrounding is full of hills, green land, etc. It cannot be compared to base jumping but a ride in the hot air balloon during the sunrise is beautiful. You get the bird’s eye view of the surrounding area.

Top 6 Spine Chilling Aerial Activities In The World
Top 6 Spine Chilling Aerial Activities In The World

Hang Gliding Base Jumping

One of the most popular aerial sports is hang gliding. A rider flies a non-motorized aircraft in the air gliding through the winds. This aircraft is called the hang glider. To perform this activity, you need to launch the aircraft from top of the hill facing the wind.  Alternatively, you can also launch it by winches on flat ground or toe it high behind a micro-light aircraft. The objective is to hover through the winds and enjoy the ride.

Parachuting

Often known as skydiving, it is an adventurous aerial activity. The diver reaches a certain altitude by flying in an airplane. On reaching the drop zone, the diver jumps off the plane. After free-falling for quite some time, the rider deploys the parachute for a safe landing at the targeted area. This activity generates lots of adrenalin surge.

Paragliding

The best way to experience aerial adventure is through paragliding. Quite similar to hang gliding, here you need to lay out the wing on a mountain top or hillside. Hold it high on top of your head and run a few steps before jumping off the cliff. Glide in the sky freely like a kite.

Top 6 Spine Chilling Aerial Activities In The World
Top 6 Spine Chilling Aerial Activities In The World

Canopy Piloting

This is another aerial sport over water. The rider needs to perform aerial feat above water with a parachute. The goal is to navigate by challenging the distance, speed, and accuracy of the course. It is also known as swooping. Canopy piloting is a fun activity in many countries around the world.

Wing-suit Flying Base Jumping

Finally, the spine chilling activity among all is the wing-suit flying also called base jumping. This aerial sport has certain rules and age restrictions. It requires specialized jumpsuits, training, and skillful handling. The jumpsuit is specially designed with wings and is called wing-suit or birdman suit. The arms and legs are stitched to the body forming two wings and a tail like a bird. It enhances the freefall procedure and allows the diver to control the speed, altitude and distance.

It requires years of training under professional trainers to perform this activity. A skillful base jumper can descend his or her hovering speed in between 25 mph to 220 mph. It is the most extreme aerial sport in the world. Only a few countries practice this sport.

Now when you know what the top aerial sports are which one will you choose? Are you crazy enough to choose base jumping? If yes, then you need years of training to attempt one. On the contrary, you can choose any other also.

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