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zorbing

A sport in which one or more participants (so-called “zorbonauts”) enter a large double-walled sphere of transparent pliable plastic (“zorb”), which they either roll on their own by moving about inside of the zorb (on a flat surface) or which rolls down an incline.
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I spotted zorb football and have never laughed so much.
Some Zorbs use harnesses to hold up to three people in place as they roll.
Now in its second year, the fun filled family afternoon features live music, children's fairground, dog show, stalls, ferret racing, bouncy castle, wacky warehouse, face painting,100ft assault course, zorbs, pony rides and much more come and join us in the park for a fun filled family afternoon.
| Public meeting on the zorb centre plans, above ARTIST'S IMPRESSIONS: ZORB SNOWDONIA
"Fibrella Zorb is a good example of nonwoven specifically developed for fluid management in critical zones of surgical drapes," says Marika Makila, product manager for medical end-applications, Suominen." It offers a highly cost-effective element of a single-use drape with optimal safety and infection control." Fibrella Perf, which was previously only available in South America, is a range of nonwovens for wound care and gentle cleansing.
"We create an awesome experience, we capture it, and then we make a story out of it." The new video begins with on-screen text: "Bear Naked presents Human Bowling." After the pins are blown up and a tractor preps the hill, the action begins--young people in the Zorb ball careening down the hill and into the pins.
While rolling, the Zorb can pick up a speed of 40 kilometres an hour.
ZORB Limited, the company conceived by Dwane van der Sluis and Andrew Akers to develop the activity worldwide via a franchise system, said it was distressed to read of the accident, which it claimed was committed by an illegal operator with whom ZORB has no association.
State officials in Maine say Zorb New England, the Danville, N.H.-based promoter of a new amusement ride, was operating it without a permit when a newspaper reporter was seriously injured during a media preview of the device at Lost Valley Ski Resort.
This sulfur removal process, referred to as S Zorb -- Diesel, is based on Phillips' existing S Zorb technology for gasoline and is designed to significantly lower the sulfur content of diesel fuels while minimizing operating costs for fuel refiners.
Activities on the day include football skills sessions from Ex-Premier League footballer Simon Johnson, archery, Nerf gun games and Zorb football.