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By: Admin    April 27 2017 , 09:30 am
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For some fearless people, leaping out of an airplane at 15,000 feet and freefalling at well over 100 mph just is not daring enough. To make things more interesting, they jump off various cliffs and manmade objects, usually at a low altitude with only a few seconds to deploy the parachute, and virtually no time at all to deal with problems or malfunctions. These people are called BASE jumpers! The term "BASE jumping" is an acronym for the four types of objects from which jumpers leap:BuildingsBASE jumping from buildings and monuments is difficult since most places have security, locked doors, and other obstacles to prevent someone from climbing to the top and leaping off. Many BASE jumpers prefer skyscrapers that are still under construction for this reason.AntennasAntenna towers are popular jumping points because they are often as tall as the world's tallest buildings, are easier to climb, and have les...
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By: Admin    March 28 2017 , 08:14 am
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What is it that makes a person push themselves beyond the limits, when the rest of us are sitting comfortably on our couch? Research shows that the primary difference between the elite athlete and the ordinary athlete is their motivation. Elite athletes have laser focus on achieving a goal and are extraordinarily competitive.The goal, whether it be crossing the finish line after a grueling triathlon or reaching the 29,035-foot peak of the highest mountain in the world, is their defining motivation, and accomplishing it with a competitive edge is what this small and elite group of athletes seeks out. It is also known that they are some of very few who have dared to challenge - and achieve - their dream.Business owners often feel pushed to our limits. Sometimes we recall tough situations in which more experience, coaching or discipline would have helped deliver better results. For some extreme athletes, ...
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