Entertaining, Inspiring And Activating Through Action Sports, Adventure And Fun.

Adventure Sports and Extreme Sports - also called Action Sports - are not like mainstream sports. They are crawling with rebels, riders, drivers and rock stars. It's not about uniforms, coaches or scripts. Expressing yourself through action is the key. It’s an attitude, a way of life, even a religion. Once you're in, you're in for life.

 

Here at EXTREME we have a whole host of cutting edge data and insights that have been built up over the last 25 years. If you have a question or are looking for specific information, then please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help if we can. As a starting point, here is a complete list of adventure and extreme sports across Earth, Water, Snow, Ice and Air.

Earth

Skateboarding, Longboarding, Mountain Boarding, Sandboarding, Mountain Karting, Drifting, BMX, Motocross, FMX, Aggressive Inline Skating, Mountain Biking, Cross Country Mountain Biking, Caving, Slacklining, Abseiling, Rock Climbing, Free Climbing, Bouldering, Mountaineering, Parkour, Land kiting, Zorbing, Obstacle Course Racing, Ziplining, Tyrolean Traverse, Via Ferrata, Heli Biking, Backcountry Horse Riding, ATV Off Roading, Tree Top Ropes Course, Mountain Coaster, Mountain Luge, Orienteering, Canyoning, Gorge Walking, Pump Track, Off Road E-Bikes, Pole Vaulting, Fierste Ljepper

Water

Surfing, Waterskiing, Body Boarding, Wakeboarding, Kitesurfing, Kiteboarding, Windsurfing, Cave diving, Flowboarding, Paddle surfing / Stand up paddling, Kayaking, Cliff Jumping, Coasteering, Scuba Diving, Knee Boarding, White Water Rafting, Skim Boarding, Jet Skiing, Flyboarding/Jetboarding, Jet Boating, Free Diving, Sailing, Sub Wing

Snow and Ice

Snowboarding, Skiing, Ice Climbing, Snowmobiling, Snow Kiting, Monoskiing, Snowblading, Heli Skiing, Glacier Trekking, Ski Touring, Ice Driving, Sledding/Tobogganing, Snow Tubing, Winter Mountaineering, Luge, Cross Country Skiing, Snow Shoeing, Dog Sledding

Air

Base Jumping, Sky Diving, Wing Suiting, Bungee Jumping, Highlining, Hang Gliding, Paragliding, Micro Lighting, Canyon Swing, Sling Shot, Giant Swing

 

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EARTH

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SKATEBOARDING

Roll on, grind on, slide on! Skateboarding is one of the most popular and competitive board sports in the world. Ruthless attitude, gravity defying tricks and raw asphalt, shape the picture around skateboarding.

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LONGBOARDING

Gliding downhill, with increasing speed whilst seamlessly taking the curves of impressive serpentine roads down a valley is probably the closest feeling to flying without ever leaving the ground . This is longboarding.

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SANDBOARDING

Who would’ve thought that you could snowboard where there's no snow! Sandboarding is the sweaty & sandy alternative to skating, surfing and snowboarding and is guaranteed to be a blast! Just keep in mind, that you will probably pour half the desert out of your boots after sliding down those steep dunes.

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MOUNTAIN BOARDING

A thrilling extreme sport and lesser-known cousin of skate & snowboarding, is seeking for terrain challenges that start where the paved road ends. Making no stop before mud, rocks and other obstacles, it’s a true off-road sport. So prepare to get muddy.

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MOUNTAIN KARTING

An adrenaline pumping sport involving a group of mates going out of control off-road and downhill on trikes. Reach high speeds and complete drifts as you battle against your opponents on the treacherous landscape.

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DRIFTING

Burnt rubber, dense smoke and pulsing adrenaline are the essential ingredients of a proper drifting race. Extremely close calls with an overwhelming pace, trigger the enthusiasm worldwide amongst drivers and fans. Drifting truly is as extreme as it gets!

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BMX

This has nothing to do with the average nursing home excursion of your grandma along Dutch easy-rider cycling routes. BMX has hit the top list of popular extreme sports, where athletes are constantly trying to outdo one another through crazier and higher reaching tricks.

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MOTOCROSS

Roaring motors, muddy bikes and raw territory - motocross doesn’t care about obstacles, makes no halt at big airtime and definitely is as blunt as it gets. Jumping over huge ramps and mastering difficult race courses, quickly replaces any sign of fear with a huge adrenaline rush.

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FMX

Freestyle Motocross or FMX, is the even more acrobatic version of motocross where it’s all about the airtime and how you’re spending it. Gravity defying spins, impressive stunts and scary heights are a must!

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AGGRESSIVE INLINE SKATING

For Aggressive Inline Skating the athletes use special equipment to get more air, rail time and dizzy spins. This sport is especially demanding and even more impressive to watch. Control is the key. Once you lose it, be prepared for some painful landing. Asphalt shows no mercy.

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MOUNTAIN BIKING

Rushing down steep muddy hills and mountains at an incredible speed whilst accurately slaloming around trees, roots, rocks and seemingly bottomless cliffs. The coordination, pace and adrenaline rush is why the sport is becoming so popular.

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CROSS COUNTRY MOUNTAIN BIKING

Rise and ride across multiple terrains on endurance bikes. Will you be able to keep your concentration? It's tough and will push you to the limit. Cross country mountain biking is the perfect sport to do to escape the city!

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CAVING

Caving is not for people with a claustrophobic tendency. Climbing through the dark abyss, moist air, gloomy shapes and echoes of falling rocks create an intensively intimidating atmosphere. Make sure to always keep track of your routes, otherwise you’ll get lost in the depths of these endless caves.

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ZIP LINE

Ziplining is now a global experience and the closest feeling to flying you can get. Let gravity do its work and zip you down the line at high speeds. Just don't close your eyes or you could miss some spectacular sights.

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SLACKLINING

Slacklining requires the athlete to have balance and skill, which is the difference between life & death. The daredevils performing this extreme sport have found various different styles, from highlining between cliffs to performing impressive tricks and spins most people wouldn’t even be able to execute on the ground.

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ABSEILING / RAPPELLING

Abseiling, Rappelling, House Running, are all different ways to describe getting down a cliff, mountain or a house whilst using a rope. A technique that is usually taught and applied by the military was turned into the ultimate extreme sport for adrenaline junkies.

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ROCK CLIMBING

Rock climbing, as the name implies, is all about conquering the most difficult, steep, spiky and sketchy rock formations. You will need a lot of body control and a skilled eye on which hold to grab and which one might be loose. Can you trust your judgement?

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FREE CLIMBING

Thought that Rock Climbing is as extreme as it gets? Imagine climbing up these formations with your bare hands, without a rope, without a safety, knowing that any little mistake can be punished with a deep drop. Welcome to Free Climbing. The daredevils executing this sport have mastered their climbing skills to the fullest extent and need to stay focused constantly. It's not about speed, but control, concentration and ultimately survival

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BOULDERING

Bouldering is the version of rock climbing where the athletes challenge their skills on a pre-installed course. But don’t trick yourself, these courses do not make it easier and require as much control, strength and concentration as the outdoor courses do. Through numerous modifications, different levels of difficulty, vertical slopes and overhangs, bouldering courses test the athletes’ ability to the fullest.

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MOUNTAINEERING

Moutaineering is the activity of hiking and climbing the most difficult mountains, glaciers, cliffs or courses whilst adding a certain level of speed to the formula. Whilst some people define the difficulty by the height of the object to be climbed, mountaineers seek the ultimate challenge. Intense blizzards, strong storms, steep hills, bottomless abysses; the unfriendlier the conditions, the stronger the motivation to master the course.

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PARKOUR

Parkour is a relatively new member to the extreme sports family but is becoming quite popular all over the world. At its core, it is about overcoming obstacles in a fast, acrobatic and flawless manner. Mostly done in urban areas, Parkour artists climb and run building structures, rails and huge gaps trying to defy gravity and expectations of impressed bystanders.

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LANDKITING

Land Kiting, Kite Landboarding, Flyboarding or Kite Boarding is an extreme board sport whilst holding a kite handle. Blown by the wind never found such literal application and just like Wakeboarding, this sport allows you some incredible airtime that gives loads of time and room for impressive movements. Big heights, long jumps and the feeling of being taken away by the wind makes you feel like a superhero on wheels.

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ZORBING

Zorbing comes in many ways and is ridiculously fun to watch and play. It pretty much describes any activity done in a giant, air-filled ball and ranges from football to rolling downhill to being towed by boats and jet skis. Due to the cushion effect of the ball you will feel no pain of falling, crashing or colliding, which enables you to go full power.

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OBSTACLE COURSE RACING

Obstacle course events are set across a range of terrains from deserts to mountains. Being based in stunning locations and using the natural terrain to its advantage – the courses feature treacherous obstacle challenges including monkey bars, rope swings, ice pits and many more surprises. Throughout the course competitors must prepare to run, climb, haul, leap, slide and crawl as they stampede round the obstacle track.

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TYROLEAN TRAVERSE

Whether it's above roaring waterfalls, steep glaciers, never-ending crevasses or bottomless cliffs, Tyrolean Traversing is one hell of an experience. Strap in and pull yourself along a line stretching across an awe-inspiring location. Just take your time and enjoy the view.

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VIA FERRATA

Ever wanted to make your hike more challenging? Try a Via Ferrata in the Alps or other breathtaking location for some more harder routes, where paths disappear, requiring you to strap yourself onto a line and traverse huge gaps along cliff edges. 

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HELI BIKING

Say no to chairlifts and catch a ride in a helicopter! Heli biking is perfect for searching and discovering new lines, exploring whole new terrains and turning the mountain into your canvas.

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BACKCOUNTRY HORSE RIDING

Backcountry horse riding can be tough and extreme. Travel to Montana, work on a ranch, saddle up and let your inner cowboy come out! Exploring the world on horseback is a unique experience. But make it extreme and get towed by your friend while you wakeboard. 

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ATV OFF ROADING

Mud, fuel, grit, speed and laughs, ATV's will certainly make your weekend more interesting. With millions of trails and spots, the world is your oyster, rent an ATV and tear up some dunes with your friends. 

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TREE TOPS ROPE COURSES

Reach incredibly high vantage points with tree top rope courses. Rope courses provide a range of obstacles, challenging you to push yourself further than ever before. 

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MOUNTAIN COASTER

These coaster karts may look tame but they can go very fast. Pick a coaster in a mountainous region to have the ultimate experience. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and reach speeds you have never experienced before.

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MOUNTAIN LUGE

Unlike mountain coasters, mountain luge gives you the opportunity to race your friends. Expect collisions, crashes and sketchy overtakes as you all race to the finish line at the bottom of the mountain. 

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ORIENTEERING

Orienteering is a term used across a range of sports. It involves using a compass and map to navigate across different terrains with specific checkpoints that participants need to reach.

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CANYONING

Canyoning can also be used across a variety of activities. Whether you are abseiling down a waterfall in Venezuela, canyon swinging through an arch in Arizona or jumping off a cliff into a lake in Montenegro, canyoning will change your life forever. 

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GORGE WALKING

Gorge walking is the perfect city escape. Gorge walking is particularly common in Spain, where on some gorge walks you will be required to strap yourself into a harness to attempt some difficult sections.

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PUMP TRACK

Specifically designed for skateboarders, scooters, MTB and BMX, pump tracks present a variety of different obstacles for these riders. Pump along the track and burms to generate enough speed and momentum to hit the jumps and other features. 

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OFF ROAD E-BIKES

Don't feel like pedalling? Get yourself an electric mountain bike. The LMX bikes can reach high speeds and enable you to ride for longer. Charge over night and then hit the trails from sunrise until sunset.

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POLE VAULTING

Pole Vaulting may not jump (excuse the pun) out as an extreme sport but there are many factors that makes the activity very risky. There is the potential for the poles to snap or for one to overshoot the mat, making the sport extremely dangerous and unpredictable. Would you give it a go? 

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FIERSTE LJEPPER

One long jumping stick, a steep slope to launch off and water creating the huge gap between banks, what could possibly go wrong? Fierste Ljepper is the oldest extreme sport in the Netherlands, where athletes have to jump onto the stick, and as they vault across the water they need to climb it, to reach the other side of the river. If you make it to the other side, you win!

WATER

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SURFING

Surfing or Waveriding implies the riding of waves on a surfboard and is considered one of the most addictive extreme sports. At the end, it all comes down to the right timing & balance. Catching the right moment and the perfect wave is all you will you will constantly strive for.

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WATER SKIING

Water skiing involves being towed by a boat or crane with a rope and a handle either on one ski or two.  The ultimate aim is to stay above the waterline whilst slicing through the water at great speed and shifting your weight to keep your balance. 

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BODY BOARDING

Body boarding needs a special board which is smaller but wider in size, than a surf board. Contrary to surfing, you would lie flat on the board, trying to catch the right timing to swim with the wave. If you catch it in the right moment, it carries you away but if you miss it, you’re facing the full power of the wave crushing you.

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WAKEBOARDING

Wakeboarding describes being towed behind a crane or boat whilst standing on a board. Shifting weight and building up pressure to gain great air time and the ability to impress with tricks and spins is the ultimate goal. The speed, the air and even some floating fun boxes increases the difficulty but also ability to perform.

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KITESURFING

The wind is your engine. Get ready for some huge airtime that gives you room for some incredible movements and makes you forget that gravity exists. But watch out, the higher you jump the harder the landing. Without an eye for the waves and a sense for the wind, it’s going to cost you a lot of patience. Kitesurfers are standing on a surfboard whilst holding the kite and it takes serious power to tame the kite.

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KITEBOARDING

Kiteboarding is comparable to Kite surfing, but makes use of a board the rider is attached to. The shorter and more edgy design of the board gives the athlete more control and aims for tricks and spins rather than riding waves. But don’t fool yourself, the wind will make you accelerate very quickly. Lose control and it is going to drag you along the coastline.

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WINDSURFING

Windsurfing is the art of riding a surfboard with a sail attached, that allows the athlete to use the wind in order to gain speed and jump waves. The daredevil windsurfers not only ride the waves, but use them as ramps and aren't scared easily. Be cautious though as the wind doesn’t have breaks and knows no stop button.

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CAVE DIVING

As the name implies, cave diving is all about entering these dark abysses which only see the light of flashlights of those daring to enter them. The worlds unveiled by these lights seem like a different planet and are incredibly complex. Make sure to always keep up your sense of orientation. These caves are the last place on earth you want to get lost in.

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FLOW BOARDING

Flow boarding is the surfing on “stationary” waves, that are either created artificially or are occurring all the time due to certain rock formations below. Many water parks make use of them and offer flow boarding as a way to ride them. These boards are mostly designed in a more simplistic manner that enables easy handling and fast access to the wave.

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PADDLE SURFING

Paddle surfing can be compared to regular surfing with a paddle that enables more control and more agile movements, whilst riding the waves.

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KAYAKING

Kayaking can be all about paddling on a beautiful lake with a great panorama. And then there’s the extreme version. Incredible speed, sparky rocks, and deep drops leave no room for enjoying the view. A constant control of your Kayak is crucial as you take on unexplored river gorges and uncharted rapids

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CLIFF DIVING / JUMPING

As the name implies, cliff jumpers take on tremendously high cliffs and jump down like it’s the spring board of your average kiddies’ pool. But as you can imagine, there’s more to it. Apart from ignoring any sort of vertigo one needs to prove some strong body tension, because if you hit that surface of the water you better be in the right position. 

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COASTEERING / CANYONING

Coasteering or Canyoning describes the movement along a course, cliff or coast that involves different obstacles to overcome. From waterfalls to raging rivers to slippy rocks and steep cliffs, this is an exciting way to discover a whole new side of the coast or gorge. Just don't lose your grip.

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SCUBA DIVING

Scuba Diving is all about discovering the world beneath the surface of the sea, a place that most people only see through their TV Screens. Unveiling the secrets hidden in the depth and the fact, that only fractions are known about what lies deep down creates a desire to experience it by oneself. But beware of the ruthless animal kingdom down there. You are entering their habitat.

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KNEEBOARDING

For Knee Boarding, the athlete is kneeling on a board that is comparable to the shape of a wakeboard. The lower position and direct attachment to the board enables better balance and control whilst being towed by a boat or crane. Shifting your weight allows you to take on the curves.

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WHITE WATER RAFTING

White Water Rafting describes the riding of a boat or raft downstream. These rivers carry a huge amount of water and push the raft down the stream at an incredible pace. Constant concentration and a lot of rowing is required in order to avoid crashing into deadly obstacles like spiky rocks. 

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SKIM BOARDING

Skim Boarding is the “Freestyle”-focused version of surfing / waveriding, where a smaller and more agile board is being used in order to ride along or on a wave to the coast. The size of the board enables more flexibility and faster movements that lets its rider react to any turns of the wave. Rather used in the shallow waters, a skim board is used on lower waves that are not necessarily easier to ride. As they crash on the ground it is even harder to read them, so read carefully, the ground is not far from the surface.

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JETSKIING

Riding an engine powered Jet Ski is the ultimate adrenaline rush. With an incredible average top speed of 75 miles per hour, these beasts are nothing to joke with. Reckless races or even freestyle competitions make the riders face each other in impressive contests. But watch out, the faster you ride it, the further you fly.

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FLYBOARDING/JETBOARDING

Relatively new to the game, flyboarders use turbines that pump up water from the sea and push it out again in order to create a strong boost that vaults them in the air. It feels and looks like it's out of a sci-fi movie and allows you to do mind bending spins and flips. But make sure to learn how to handle it, otherwise you will fly around like a dropped showerhead.

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JET BOATING

Jet boating will take you on a wild ride. Explore narrow river gorges, jaw-dropping drifts and turns around treacherous cliffs. Meander around rocks and dodge obstacles down the rapids. All this with 450+ horsepower under your seat. Buckle up, you are in for a treat.

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FREE DIVING

Free diving involves holding your breath underwater for long periods of time while you explore reefs, caves, sea life, shipwrecks etc. without using any breathing apparatus i.e. scuba diving gear. Vertical Blue is a free diving competition. Watch it live via the "Learn more" button.

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SAILING

High winds = High knots! Extreme sailing is one of the most exhilarating sports in the world. With the keel sticking out of the water at all angles, these boats travel at speed in all conditions. Get your crew together and prepare to set sail on unknown waters this year!

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SUB WING

A Subwing is two rotatable wings bolted together. The rider rotates the wings independently of each other to steer and manoeuvre the subwing. A boat tows you at a gentle speed and you can change direction by tilting the wings. If you tilt the wings downwards you will dive and vice versa. If you tilt the wings in opposite directions the subwing will roll allowing you to create some spins. 

 
 

SNOW AND ICE

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SNOWBOARDING

One of the essentials in the extreme sports family, Snowboarding. Attached to the board the rider is able to gain great control over the movements, slide down snowy mountains and fill out air time with some impressive stunts. Snowboarding has become so popular, that it is represented in the Olympics and many other competitions, where the athletes compete in races or freestyle contests. Whether it is downhill, slalom courses, half pipes or fun parks, it seems like there is nothing that can stop the riders from taking on a challenge.

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SKIING

Skiing describes the riding on two skis, downhill on snow. The fact, that the rider is on two separate skis allows for agile movements and a seamless downhill ride. This, however, does not make skiing less extreme. The true daredevils of this sport challenge steep falls, deadly cliffs and ride on avalanches that leave bystanders speechless. From slalom to freestyle, there are multiple ways to compete against each other.

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ICE CLIMBING

Armed with an ice pick, spike boots and a fair amount of guts, ice climbers take on glaciers and icy cliffs seeking the ultimate challenge. With tools designed to get a hold of the slippy ice, it takes some serious strength, concentration and an appreciation of the constant danger you are exposed to, to take on this sport. Ice climbing has become increasingly popular and the climbers are competing against each other, aiming for the fastest climb on the most difficult courses. 

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SNOWMOBILING

These engine-powered snowmobiles have some serious potential and allow riders to reach up to 110 miles per hour and more. Given this incredible speed, the athletes compete in races and freestyle competitions against each other. With the size of these vehicles, the stunts are mind-bending and definitely ought to impress.

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SNOWKITING

Snowkiting, as the name implies, describes the use of a kite as an additional way of accelerating. Whether you are on a snowboard or ski, this kite uses the wind to transport you wherever you want at some incredible speed . The majority of us would stick to flat areas, but some daredevils make use of it going downhill, using weight shifting to gain additional airtime and to defy gravity. Make sure to be able to read the wind, otherwise it may carry you into the crowns of the next fir forest.

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MONOSKIING

Monoskiing is a mix between snowboarding and skiing, but existed even before snowboarding was a thing. Placing two feet behind each other on a single ski while sliding down the mountain has been more popular in the past than it is today, and is, to be honest, quite rare to see. However, that does not take away the impressive skills it needs to balance on quite a slender board. Nowadays, reviving the past's iconic sport, monoskis are designed a little wider but are ridden more like skis than like a snowboard.

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SNOWBLADING

Snowblades or Short Ski, are skis that are comparably short - a mix between skis and ice skates. Their shape enable their rider to gain extra agility, flexibility and control when it comes to spins, flips and tricks. Snowblades are mostly used for freestyle purposes.

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HELI SKIING

Jumping into a heli to explore untouched powder is the ultimate experience. Reach the summit, cruise through untracked snow and hit some cliff drops that will raise hairs on all your friends back home, heli skiing is the definition of EXTREME.

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GLACIER TREKKING

Glacier's are home to many unknowns. You never know what you might expect with this unpredictable landscape. With many crevasses and slippery terrain, you will need professional equipment before making your first step into the abyss. Make sure you equip yourself with crampons, ice axes, helmets, ropes, harnesses etc. because you are going to need it!

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SKI TOURING

There is nothing better than cruising up a mountain with skin covered planks, reaching the summit using ropes and harnesses, taking in the view and then sending it down some backcountry powder. After a long day of walking up the mountain, exerting blood, sweat and sometimes tears to reach the top is an amazing feeling. Just remember, when you drop in, enjoy the ride down the mountain because you have earned it!

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ICE DRIVING

Skids and drifts just got easier! Ice driving will definitely put some hairs on your chest. Choose your chariot, belt up and hoon it around an ice track. As you drift around the hairpin expect big puffs of snow being projected into the air. With specialised tyres the vehicles are able to cope with the slippery terrain giving you some traction so let your hair down, and go for it!

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SLEDDING / TOBOGGANING

Sledding has been around for years, however toboggan technology has developed massively and now people are going faster than ever before. With the Alps offering groomed sledge runs, hang up the skis and board for a moment, grab your tray and see the mountain from a whole new perspective. 

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SNOW TUBING

A group of you going fast down a steep, icy slope on inflatable rings! What could possibly go wrong? Snow tubing moves away from water for a whole different experience in the mountains. Battle against your friends to see who can go the fastest and reach the bottom of the slope first. Make things even more interesting by playing a game of Jenga as you fly down the piste. 

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WINTER MOUNTAINEERING

Sometimes it's good to push your body in conditions that test not only your physical ability but also your mental strength. Climbing mountains with ice axes, crampons, ropes, harnesses etc. is extremely challenging and exhausting. Weather conditions change quickly in the mountains, in a blink of an eye it will go from warm to cold, blue bird to blizzards, so make sure you look out for a clear weather window and hit the mountain for an adventure of a lifetime. 

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SNOW LUGE

Sometimes it's good to try something different in the mountains. The snow luge is definitely one of those rides that is unique and moves away from the norm. Strap into your shuttle, sit back and let your rocket send you down the course. Take in the beautiful scenery as you shoot down the track and finish with a dance at Apres at the bottom!

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CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

Skiing is not all about committing to big airs on 90ft kickers or jumping off a cliff in the backcountry pow, it is also sometimes about expressing the diagonal stride to find new spots and locations across the snow landscape. Cross country skiing requires strength, endurance and stamina so if you think you are up for it, clip in and give it a go. 

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SNOW SHOEING

Snow shoeing, is probably not what you expected to see on this list but even though it isn't fast paced, it does require one to be strong-minded and physically resilient. You will need to be able to cope with tough terrain, unpredictable weather conditions and have the stamina to manage steep elevations and long distances. 

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DOG SLEDDING

Who let the dogs out! Dog sledding involves being towed by a single or a pack of dogs across ice and snow. There are many different types of sleds that can be used for dog sledding. This has turned into more than an experience for tourists but also racing. 

AIR

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BASE JUMPING

Base Jumping describes a parachute equipped jump from a fixed formation, be a cliff or a high building. These adrenaline junkies are constantly looking for a more breathtaking challenge which sometimes even implies the absolute limit - jumping from as close to the ground as possible. If you open your parachute too late, you might be incredibly fast when reaching the ground but most likely it does not end well. This thin margin is what keeps base jumpers on the move and their adrenaline level high.

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SKY DIVING

Equipped with a parachute, skydivers mostly jump out of helicopters or planes, that go as high as they can in order to allow the skydiver as much free fall time as possible. Stepping over the edge is the most challenging moment but the free fall after makes you forget about any fear that might have straightened your back hair before. Once your chute opens,  you may be gliding over some astonishingly beautiful and breathtaking landscapes.

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WING SUITING

Wing suiting is relatively new to the world of extreme sports but has been making great impact ever since. Equipped with an extra wing suit, the athletes jump down cliffs and steep hills reaching some breaking speed. Their suit allows them control on the area of the suit they expose to the upwinds which ultimately functions as a break. With movements of the body, spins and turns they may determine the direction to take and often shoot past close obstacles like rocks, trees or cliff formations. Wing Suiting is as close as it gets to imitating an eagle on a nosedive. Whilst Wing Suiting offers some great fun and the ultimate adrenaline rush, it requires some tough skills and may lead to fatal accidents if not executed properly.

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BUNGEE JUMPING

Bungee Jumpers are attached to a fixed object, such as a bridge, tower or building, with a flexible rope. When overstepping the edge, the adrenaline starts rushing through your body as you free fall towards the ground. But in the moment when you think that you are about to hit it, the rope drags you up and bounces you towards the sky. This short but intense moment inspires many people around the world and is one of the most popular extreme activities, people dare to do.

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HIGHLINING

Highlining describes the balancing on a rope / slackline, which spans between two objects at high altitude. The key is control, balance and concentration, which is hard to maintain seeing the deep fall one might be facing when running out of either of the three. .................................................................................................................................................

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HANG GLIDING

Hang Gliders make use of a big Gliding chute with a construction attached, that they may lie in horizontally in order to control the glider. Starting from mountains, the athletes take a long run-up in order to catch the upwinds, which carry them into the skies. The width and size of the glider enables long flying distances, providing the ultimate panorama of the landscape.