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Aqua-Zorbing introduced in Andhra Pradesh

By Mamatha
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Hyderabad, July 19 (ANI): The adventure sport of aqua-zorbing has been introduced for the first time at a children's park in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

Originating in New Zealand in the twentieth century, basic Zorbing involves rolling down a slope encased in a large plastic ball known as the 'Zorb', which is made of plastic. The rider is strapped inside the transparent inflatable ball and then rolls at speeds that can go as high as 40 kph.

Aqua-Zorbing sees the Zorb float on water while the rider uses the ball's momentum to direct it.

"In Yogi Bear Park everything is non-electronic. This is non-electronic. Second, if you had tried it, you would know that within ten minutes you have physically used up lot of energy. That energy you have used up is the main concept of the park - how to make every person who comes in physically active," said Yogini Agarwal, owner of Yogi Bear Park.

She further said that the zorbing balls have come from China and she is receiving tremendous response from children and parents alike.

"This is very hygienic for children. There is no water touching children. No more of strain in this game. They like it very much. There is so much of fun in this game. We liked it," said Pavithra, a parent.

The transparent Zorbing ball is placed in approximately three feet deep water. The rider enters the ball, which is then inflated. The ride lasts from 10 to 25 minutes. (ANI)

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