Extremesport – Rafting

Det finnes mange muligheter til såkalte ‘Adrenalin-kicks’ innenfor begrepet ‘ekstrem-sport’ og ‘rafting’ er en av dem. Her sitter man trygt i en stor gummibåt sammen med en gjeng med andre padlere, men vi understreker behovet for å kunne svømme!  Båter har gått rundt, og deltagere har blitt slengt ut av båtene . . .!

1F3A5094There are plenty of possibilities for so-called ‘Adrenaline kicks’ within what we call ‘Extreme-sport’, and ‘rafting’ is one of them! Here you may sit (rather safely) in a large rubber dinghy together with a bunch of other paddlers, but we impress on you the need for being an adept swimmer. Boats have overturned, and participants have been thrown overboard!

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14 Responses to Extremesport – Rafting

  1. vestlending says:

    Heri Bergen ser vi temperaturer opp mot 20 grader for første gang i år? Og jeg svetter allerede? Hva da i morgen når temperatur på over 30 pluss er meldt? Gulp?

    • Seenorway says:

      Ja, og som jeg sa til, Kalabalu: Det er alt et spørsmål om hva man er vant til!
      Kroppen greier rett og slett ikke å omstille seg like fort som naturen og vårt interne ‘kjølesystem’ fungerer dermed dårligere enn det burde.
      Da blir det ubehagelig!

  2. Mormor says:

    Og noen har druknet.
    Sikkert moro, men man bør ikke være alene og ny i gamet.

    • Seenorway says:

      Absolutt ikke! Og jeg tror vel ikke engang det er mulig om vi ser bort fra han som droppet kajakken og forserete strykene liggende poå et slags akebrett . . .

    • Seenorway says:

      Hi, Kalabalu!
      Where have you been hiding yourself lately? How’s things down your way? We’ve been reading that you’ve had temperatures around 45/50 degrees?
      That’s hot, but actually it’s nothing new. I rem,ember visiting India (I seem to recall it being Mumbai at the time) when temperatures were arund 48 degs.
      And this was way back aaround 1958 . . .
      I think you have a lot of catching up to do?🙂

      • kalabalu says:

        I should visit your place🙂 where its cool

        • Seenorway says:

          ‘Cool’ being (30 degrees at the moment), but we have been blessed with temperatures between 17 – 22 for a long time now. That’s a bit chilly for this time of the year, but now it seems to escalate. At least for the next 4-5 days to come.

            • Seenorway says:

              You should not! It’s much about what one is used to. Being adapted to the temperatures of a Norwegian spring (8 – 14 degrees) 30-35 becomes ‘murder’.
              In my youth (sailing on the Indian and Far East coast) adapted to temperatures in the range of 35-50 I remember playing soccer in an Indian park in 48 degs.
              It was no picknic, but on the other hand it was quite voluntary! But – important – you adapt to temperature variations much easier being young than old!!!
              That’s one hell of a difference!!! Today I thrive best between 15 – 23 !!! (That’s the way it is!)

            • kalabalu says:

              okay🙂 so I should stay put

            • Seenorway says:

              Yes! But for quite another reason: Being adapted to +40-50, you’d probably freeze to death if you were unfortunate enought to meet up with one of our colder summer days (around 10-12 degs)🙂 I can still remember beeing in Calcutta where hundreds of people froze to their deaths during one night – at + 6 degrees C!!! And I remember I and the rest of the crew had great difficulty understanding how it could be possible to freeze to death with ‘plus temperatures’? But they werer probably used to + 25-30 degrees during nights.

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