Extreme sports in Colorado Springs denote certain counter-cultural activities that associate high levels of inherent danger. Speed, height, high levels of physical exertion and spectacular stunts are the basic features of such sports.
According to the mode of performance, these sports are categorized into Air sports, Land sports & Water sports.
Parachuting in Colorado Springs involves exiting an aircraft or jumping off a tall structure, and returning to earth with the aid of a parachute. Certain amount of free-fall, while the parachute has not been deployed and the body gradually accelerates to terminal velocity may or may not be involved in this activity.
Bungee jumping is considered as an extreme sport in Colorado Springs involving jumping from a tall fixed structure, such as a building, bridge or crane or an object moving at a high altitude, like a hot-air-balloon or a helicopter - with a large elastic cord being connected to the individual's suit. The cord stretches following the jump and makes the jumper rebound upwards as the cord snaps back. This oscillation lasts until all the energy is dissipated. Both the rebound & freefalling amounts to enormous adrenaline rush & thrill. However, individuals performing this sport often suffer from low immunity & high stress.