Many people now undertake extreme activities, from hang-gliding to mountain climbing. Why do people risk their lives in this way, and do you think this is a good trend?  Give reasons for your answer, and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience. You should write at least 250 words.

Truly people do extreme activities like mountain climbing and sky gliding, cliff jumping, mountain biking, scuba diving and so on.  
However
, I think they do these activities that risk their lives to feel adventurous and free. And I don'
t
think it is a good trend because it is very dangerous and lots of lives has been lost during these activities.   
Moreover
, these activities that are live risking are very lively and gives a sense of rush in the body.
For instance
, mountain climbing is scary looking down while climbing, but at the same time people are aware that there is no turning back. Some people
also
do these activities to feel the element of fear.  
Furthermore
, these activities serve as a bit of a challenge for some people as they try to overcome their fear towards maybe height
for instance
. To some people it gives them the sense of achievement because they set their minds to doing these activities and they eventually do it.  
Also these
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Also, these
activities serve as a means of competition between friends as some of them even make bets with themselves to see who is faster or can do some things. Some even use if as a means to build their strength for those that are not satisfied with the local gyms.  
However
, some people do these activities because they feel that activities like scuba diving, wing suit gliding, cliff jumping are expensive so those are the hobbies that fits them the most. But most of them don'
t
realise they are being stupid because they don'
t
consider the consequences of their actions.    In conclusion, I think people doing activities that will require them to sign some documents because they don'
t
know if they will make it back alive or what the outcome will be is very stupid and those people have no regard for their lives.
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