the rush! Take your breath away with some extreme sports
climbing in Torquay
new heights, pushing more boundaries and achieving new challenges
are all things that can bring a great rush of adrenaline.
For those who take part in extreme sports - a day out in Devon
and Cornwall can take on a completely new dimension.
West's Spotlight programme has been taking a look at six exciting
outdoor pursuits in more detail.
The series gives you a taster of the excitement enthusiasts get out
of cliff climbing, hang gliding, gliding, paragliding, kitesurfing
Watch the experts in action
You'll be able to watch all the videos here on the BBC Devon website.
Extreme sports contacts
British Gliding Association
Gliding is the ultimate free flying experience. It is a truly diverse
sport that can be enjoyed at all levels: from the thriving club scene,
Gliding Society, Brentor
& Somerset Gliding Club, Honiton
Devon Gliding Club, Umberleigh
Gliding Club, Perranporth
Gliding Club, Culdrose
The British Mountaineering Council
Representative body that exists to protect the freedoms and promote
the interests of climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers.
British Mountaineering Council
Adventure Club, Plymouth
University Climbing Club
Climbing Club, Plymouth
End Climbing Club
Primary Schools Climbing Club
Devon Mountaineering Club
Damerel Climbing Club
Mawgan Mountaineering Club
College Climbing Club
of Plymouth Climbing Club
The Barn Climbing Centre featured in the programme can be contacted
on 01288 359110.
British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association
BHPA Registered Schools are equipped and staffed with instructors
who will train you at a rate of progress that is suitable for you.
are monitored for safety, the quality of the training they offer and
the equipment they use, and their trained instructors are licensed
by the Association.
glider ready for take off
Paragliding Clubs & Schools
Hang Gliding and Paragliding Services
Kernow Hang Gliding &
North Devon Hang Gliding &
Wessex Hang Gliding Club
Adventure Sports, Redruth
Flying Frenzy, Bridport
Windsurfing, wakeboarding, paragliding and kite flying all rolled
into the most radical, extreme 3D water sport.
British Kitesurfing Association
Fluid Edge, Cornwall
Sports Cafe, Exeter
Academy, Watergate Bay
North Devon Kiteboarding
Kitesurfing & Kitebuggying School
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