Jumping into action!

    Jumping into action!
    • Sukesh Borale
    • Sports
    Mumbai  -  

    Dadar - Powerbocking is the act of jumping and running with elastic-like spring-loaded stilts. This extreme sport is from Germany. The games are popular in western countries, it is steadily gaining its momentum in India. In Shivaji Park, Dadar there are adrenaline junkies who are enjoying the extreme sport to the core. Each boot consists of a foot-plate with snowboard type bindings, rubber foot pad which is also commonly called a hoof, and a fiberglass leaf spring. Powerbocking is also a form of exercise, when reported trainer Rahul Singh said," One can burn up to 300 calories if he does powerbock for an hour. The exercise helps us in toning our muscles."

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