Volcano boarding is drawing thrill-seekers to Nicaragua

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On the slopes of the Cerro Negro volcano in Nicaragua, a new adventure sport has become an attraction for tourists. It’s called volcano boarding.

After hiking to the volcano’s peak and enjoying the gorgeous view, adrenaline junkies board all the way down to the bottom.

The ride down the slope can reach high speeds and requires precaution. Goggles must be worn for protection. Unlike skiing or sledding, pebbles and ash fly in your face.

Take a look for yourself at this thrilling adventure.

Volcano boarding is drawing thrill-seekers to Nicaragua

Volcano boarding is drawing thrill-seekers to Nicaragua

On the slopes of the Cerro Negro volcano in Nicaragua, a new adventure sport has become a special attraction for tourists. It's called volcano boarding. After hiking to the volcano’s peak and enjoying the gorgeous view, adrenaline junkies board all the way down to the bottom. The ride down the slope can reach high speeds and requires precaution. Goggles must be worn for protection. Unlike skiing or sledding, pebbles and ash fly in your face. Take a look for yourself at this thrilling adventure.
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