Crazy Ideas

When I am not running, or even while I am running, I will think about some of the different things I would like to try. One of those things is hang gliding. Seriously, how incredibly thrilling does that seem? It’s like you’re flying but there’s no engine and you’re just up there flying around and taking in all the sights. I have only seen people hang glide on TV but it looks like something that I would really like to try. I don’t even know how I would begin but I still think it looks like fun. There is probably a bit of excitement as you jump off the edge of whatever you are on, at least that would seem like the best way to begin. Since there aren’t any people around here to hang glide I don’t really have anyone to ask, and I’ve only seen pictures of people in the air, now launching.

Surfing is something else I want to try. I was thinking about going to one of those surf camps where they teach you everything you need to know and they show you how to do all the different moves and stuff you need to know. I think that would be fun and I’d rather learn that way than try to figure it out on my own. Plus, that whole type of environment is probably really exciting and I think it would just make the learning that much more enjoyable. But I need to find out where I am going to go. There are a few around here and there are also ones like that link up there that are in Costa Rica. I think that would be really fun but I don’t know if I would be able to go there although I’m sure if I was going to take a week off and go there I would be able to do it. I just want to give it a try and see if it’s something that is as much fun as I think it is.

One of those competitions where they have the obstacle courses set up is another thing that I was thinking of looking into to see if I could participate or if it would be something that I actually don’t want to do. I have read about them and they seem like they would be fun but I don’t really know much about them and I think that some of the obstacles are things that I could do. It seems like it would be an interesting variation on the races that I normally run especially if I’m going to be jumping over stuff.