...The only experience on your bucket list; The dream of dreams...the reality. The ride of your life.
I am talking about -Zorbing !
The word Zorbing ( sometimes known as Sphereing) entered the Oxford English Dictionary in 2001 where it was defined as: "a sport in which a participant is secured inside an inner capsule in a large, transparent ball which is then rolled along the ground or down hills".
Sounds pretty boring to me ( no wonder nobody reads those things anymore). But just like with other adrenaline sports, you won't get the essence of this sport until you actually try it. Let me give you a visual of this "adventure" :
It’s really a wild ride ! Don't know about you , but I would love to try that.
Unfortunately, just like with some other adrenaline sports ( river bugging, river surfing...) Washington doesn't have it...yet.
There are a few Zorbing facilities in U.S :
Smoky Mountains, Tennessee at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Amesbury, Massachusetts at the Amesbury Sports Park.
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania have recently opened.
Zorb is a universal means of transportation ( and I would add -the greenest), both on land and water :