Why Zip Lining is a Cool Sport

Sports are probably one good choice when you decide to produce sweat and maintain a healthy figure. For many, they are part of their favorite hobbies and a good way to burn excess fats. People choose sports also as a way to get away from unhealthy habits and lifestyles such as eating junk foods, cigarette smoking, not moving much or not exercising and other bad vices. There are many cool sports out there in the open doors such as basketball, soccer, football and many others but they can be dull at some time when you always do it. This is why if you want to have cool sports to a more challenging level and probably more extreme then there are other sports to choose.

Zip lines are a means of moving people from one place to another where the person is fastening on to a seat or holding on to a harness attached to a cable. It was once a way for people from remote locations to deliver packages and equipment from one place to the other end of the cable. It is still being used by many military, constructions and others but nowadays they have become more famous as adventure rides.

There are many locations for zip lines and they differ from their heights and their distance. They also have different versions of zip lining and it depends on you on what your guts on what to take such as choosing from just holding the harness or maybe taking the cable car which may look like a cage. It is usually an adventure ride for people to enjoy the different landscapes with the position that they are passing above them.

For many people who would want to experience the thrill of adventure, zip lining can be good sport for them. Why zip lining is a cool sport?

  • It is not mostly about speed and guts that are important in facing such fearful moments but also it is about feeling the cool wind as you pass different kinds of good views from up above thus one can have a feel of achievement.
  • Zip lining could make you feel like having the power to fly above the trees thus it can be both very exciting and horrifying. But the fear can go away once you can be used to it.
  • Zip lining as a sport would actually require expertise in zip lining since it can be dangerous when done by a newbie. Even for professional zip lining enthusiast, it is recommended to be extra careful when doing this sport because it poses a lot of danger.

Zip Lining

In Cebu, zip lining has been getting attention and a lot of thrill-seekers have conquered and overcame the fear of heights. Below are the list of most visited and most recommended places to experience zip lining.

Adventure Café
Balamban, Cebu

K33 A Green Adventure
Ga-as, Balamban, Cebu

Doce Pares
Barangay Malubog, Busay, Cebu

Cebu Zipline
Busay, Cebu City

Sky Extreme Adventure (Crown Regency)
Cebu City

Papa Kits Marina & Fishing Lagoon
Liloan, Cebu

Danasan Eco Park & Adventure
Danasan, Danao City, Cebu

Medellin Zip Line
Medellin, Cebu

One of the best ways to promote safety when doing this sport is to double check the safety gears such as cables, harness and the different parts that connects all the zip line. It may be thrilling and very hair-raising when it comes to zip lining but it is important to always keep in mind the safety of every adventure that you might have even for other extreme sports.

Herbert Kikoy

Surigaonon by birth, Butuanon by heart and now an adopted son of Cebu, Herbert is a hobbyist photographer who focuses on Food, Sports, Travel and Festivals photography.