Winter can be tough for those who like being outside. Snowboarding and skiing are an obvious option during cold, but if it makes you feel bored then it's the time to shake up your winter activities. As humdrum is not an excuse for staying indoors. So add these eccentric sports to your to-do list this year.
When the season changes most folks put their bikes in the garage. If you don't want to put off your love for biking then go and get a fat bike for you. The big snow tires of fat bikes will allow you to tackle any icy terrain. Whether you are facing a snowy trekking trail or crossing a muddy river, with a fat bike you can excel anything with ease and confidence.
Most of us have seen children riding shovels in Christmas movies. No, this is not an amateur sport, grown-up men and women gather in different parts of the world for shovel racing championship with their grease metal shows and ride down the steep slopes.
If snowboarding makes you yawn, then enter into the world of extreme winter sport with ice climbing. Scale the frozen waterfalls, the dangerous ice claps or rocks covered with snow. Put quality snow spikes and feel the adrenaline rush in this competitive winter sport.
It is slightly less terrifying than ice climbing, kite skiing was actually used by paratroopers in the second world war to deliver supplies to their peers. In kite skiing, the skier holds onto a large kite that propels with the wind power. It is actually easy to learn Kiteboarding on the ice than in water.
No skill is required for tubing- just take your friends with you and enjoy this awesome sport. But don't forget to pack grips for walking on ice. There is no dog or horse to pull you up, so your main goal must be to hold on perfectly while you are sliding down the hill.
Do you love speed? Then bobsledding is made for you. This is an exciting winter Olympic sport where the team of three or four people slides down in an ice-lined track, every team tries to reach as fast as possible to the bottom. Check out bobsledding Olympic venues and enjoy the gravity-driven slide under the guidance of professionals.
Snowcross is an extreme sport that involves high-performance snowmobiles, artificial or man-made tracks, obstacles and jumps. A rider races their snowmobile at a speed of 70 miles per hour and crosses all the barriers to win snowcross race. Canada every year hosts several snow cross competition across Ontario and Quebec.
So make these winters more attractive trying these amazing winter activities strapping into traction devices for shoes, hopping into snowmobiles or exploring the caves.