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Adventure Sports

IMG_4059It’s like that first breathless plunge off a steep rollercoaster drop. Your brain shuts down while your body tries its best to understand this incredibly unnatural feeling. It’s gonna stop any moment now. I’m going to stop falling, you think. But you don’t. There’s so much space left…

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BungeeI’m not sure what felt worse, the slow elevator ride up to the top or being informed that I was to be the first one to jump. Confusion became bewilderment became acceptance in a brief span of minutes. Next thing I knew I was strapped up and clipped in. Shouldn’t I be getting some sort of pep talk?

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Herb HillzAfter 10 minutes of laboring through the suspended web of obstacles with the grace of a crippled monkey, I decide I should perhaps give up on my future goal of auditioning for Ninja Warrior. I take solace in the fact that at least I can still look badass zip lining through the trees.

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Life... what does it all mean?The wind blared incessantly in my ears and the occasional sharp sway of the chute caused a rather unpleasant grinding of the harness against my crotch. All my senses told me I was moving, but why did it feel like I was staying still? I stuck my feet out… I looked down… anything to make me realize the danger of where I was, and what I was doing.

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