3 Reasons You Should Try a Totally New Sport

Are you one of those people that like the routine and the things they know really well? Or are you an adventurer who likes to try out new stuff? Either way, keep in mind that there are risks worth taking in this world and trying out a totally new sport, could be one of them. Check out 3 reasons why you should do this.

1. It’s New

And something new can almost never be bad. Seriously, the routine and the things you are familiar with get boring after some time. Get up and do something that will make you feel alive again.

Choose the sport that is really completely new, best something you haven’t even heard of before. It could also be something you’ve always wanted to try but never really had the courage, the time or the money. In any case, gather all the components needed and head out for a totally new adventure.

Still, try to get as informed about the particular sport as possible, especially if you are engaging in something extreme. No satisfaction you’ve felt will be enough if you end up hurting yourself while doing it. Do your homework and then start the adventure.

2. It Will Make You Feel Alive

Taking a risk and trying out something you’ve never tried before is the experience that will make you feel more alive than anything else in the world. And if you choose something like skydiving or base jumping – the adrenaline rush will completely blow your mind.

Just imagine, getting away from all the things you do every single day and doing something completely new and completely for yourself. Sounds fantastic, right? And after many years pass by, instead of saying “I’ve always wanted to try skydiving but I never really had a chance”, you can say “I’ve always wanted to try skydiving and then one day I just went out and did it”. Imagine how great of a story that would be to tell to your children and grandchildren.

3. It Will Make You Feel Rich

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I don’t mean rich financially, of course. They say that you are as rich as your experiences are so enrich your life with an experience of trying out a new sport.

Trust me that this is really a risk worth taking, because it is something that you will remember for the rest of your life. It will also make you feel brave and let you know that there is nothing in this world that you can’t do, as long as you set your mind to it.

It may even encourage you to try more new things, not just sports. You may feel like trying new food, meeting new people and seeing new places and all of that sounds great.

In the end, you may even fall in love with the new sport you’ve tried and make it a regular routine. Take it from a girl who six years ago said “Trying paragliding would be really cool” and is now a licensed paraglider pilot.

Trying out something new is never a bad idea, as long as you don’t just jump and do it, but study the thing first. Enjoy life and enrich it with new experiences. You’re not going to live forever, so make the most of every day of your life.

Which new sport are you trying next?

About the author


I’m a free spirit who likes to travel, cook and fly. Licensed paraglider pilot, I spend all my spare time flying. In the meantime, I like to share my recipes and travel experiences.

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