Have you ever been sky diving or bungee jumping and would you repeat the experie

Jump to Last Post 1-7 of 7 discussions (7 posts)
  1. Gemini Fox profile image91
    Gemini Foxposted 6 years ago

    Have you ever been sky diving or bungee jumping and would you repeat the experience?

    Did you learn anything in particular from this experience?  Did you do it to overcome a fear?

  2. gabrielthomas72 profile image73
    gabrielthomas72posted 6 years ago

    I've done 3 bungee jumps and loved all of them! Would do another one tomorrow! Even if we can't bring right to the surface, we all as human beings need to experience excitement and daring in our lives. Some just like to push it to different heights!

  3. badegg profile image76
    badeggposted 6 years ago

    Absolutely. Skydiving is a thrill you could never find anywhere else. Bungee jumping on the other hand wasn't as fun. It hurt my back a little once the tension hit the cord, but that wasn't the worst of it. The cord was too long, and I suffered some serious head and shoulder inuries.

  4. livelonger profile image93
    livelongerposted 6 years ago

    I've sky dived once, and yes, I would do it again. As terrifying as the ascent was, it was an incredible thrill to dive from 14,000 feet.

    I personally did it not to overcome a fear but to experience what a free fall would feel like.

  5. petenali profile image85
    petenaliposted 6 years ago

    My wife arranged for me to sky dive as an anniversary gift - she knew I had always wanted to do it.  Fantastic experience jumping from 11,000 ft.  It was two very different sensations, first with the free fall and the sheer exhilaration it brought, and then onto the quiet descent once the chute opened.  It truly felt like gliding in the air like a bird with the ability to take in the sights for miles around.  A truly memorable experience and one I would do again at the first opportunity.  My purpose had not been to overcome a fear but more just to have another life experience under my belt.

  6. Daxman profile image59
    Daxmanposted 6 years ago

    I've never bungee jumped or participated in sky diving but i did do a thing called the free fall. They lift you up to a height of 260ft (80 m) and there is this huge net hanging 170ft below the platform. One is supposed to free fall, face up, about 170ft and then fall into the net which slows you down safely.

    It was an amazing experience because i had no safety straps or anything just the net that catches you. Adrenaline was rushing like fuel through me when i put my feet on the ground again smile

  7. adjkp25 profile image90
    adjkp25posted 6 years ago

    I have to be honest; I really have zero desire to do either of them.  I don't know if that makes me a big sissy or something but neither sound like a fun experience to me.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)