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Extreme Sports In The Inland Empire

June 21, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: glenhelen.com)

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Run of the mill sports like golf isn’t going to get you the rush you need — you’re a self-proclaimed adrenaline junky and you need more action than that. Thankfully, the Inland Empire, which is home to more than 18 million people and is the second largest metropolitan area in the country, has your adrenaline junky back. Check out these cool spots to get your extreme sports rush.

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(credit: skydiveperris.com)

Perris Valley Skydiving

2091 Goetz Road Perris, CA 92570
(800) SKYDIVE
www.skydiveperris.com

Get a thrill by jumping out of a plane and freefalling to the ground. Sky Dive Perris offers tandem sky diving and indoor skydiving at the indoor skydiving facility in Perris. They are open seven days a week until sunset. Age and weight restrictions apply, check the website for details.

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(credit: climbhangar18.com)

Hangar 18 Indoor Climbing Gym

6935 Arlington Avenue
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 359-5040
www.climbhangar18.com

With two locations within the Inland Empire, the Hangar 18 Indoor Climbing Gym offers state-of-the-art indoor rock climbing facilities for the novice climber to the expert. Great for parties, team work building opportunities and workouts.

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(credit: skullcanyon.com)

Skull Canyon Zipline

13540 Temescal Canyon Road
Corona, CA 92883
(951) 471-0999
www.skullcanyon.com

Located in the gorgeous Temescal Valley, Skull Canyon Zipline offers a once-in-a-lifetime rush with two zip line courses down the Temescal Valley Canyon. Sull Canyon offers its original course of 200 to 600 feet (with six lines and one bunny line) or the extreme course of 1,200 to 1,800 feet (with five lines and one bunny line).

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(credit: glenhelen.com)

Glen Helen Raceway

18585 Verdemont Ranch Road
San Bernardino, CA 92407
www.glenhelen.com

The Glen Helen Raceway is 256 acres of Southern California’s best racing with grandstand seating for 3,000 people. Thursdays and Saturdays are scheduled for racing practice. The new pee-wee track is perfect for peewees to practice on. Check website for event details.

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Hesperia BMX

17501 Live Oak St
Hesperia, California 92345
(760) 678-5792
www.hesperiabmx.com

Brand new and already super popular for BMX riders ages 4 to 64, the Hesperia BMX is open Wednesdays 5:30 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 6 to 7:30 p.m. Entry requires BMX membership, $5 per practice and $10 per race.

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(credit: allenbergracingschools.com)

Allen Berg Racing School at the Auto Club Speedway

9300 Cherry Avenue
Fontana, CA 92335
(888) 722-3220
www.allenbergracingschools.com

Run by former Formula One driver Allen Berg, Allen Berg Racing School utilizes state-of-the-art race cars to provide exciting racing programs at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. The course at the Auto Club Speedway offers an interior 1.45 mile with 13 turns.

Desiree Eaglin loves exploring all that the Inland Empire has to offer. She blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can find her on Twitter too.

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