My Personal Challenge

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My personal Challenge

The thrill of being dropped from incredible heights, tossed upside down, thrown side to side, spun around and around at high speeds was not my thing. It was more of a great fear and anxiety for me. A fear which I have had since I was only little. Going to theme parks with the roller coasters and rides built up like tall trees in a forest around you and the sound of the thrill seekers screams like birds flying around above me echoing long after in my head made me envious of how much fun they were having, so that’s when I decided it was time to overcome my phobia of Rollercoasters.

Three years ago my Dance teachers organised a trip to Alton Towers. I wasn’t sure about taking the trip as I never planned on going on any fearful rides and so it would be a pointless journey but with encouragement from my mum I decided to go. It was a long trip down and everyone was exceptionally exhausted but that soon changed when we jumped out the Doig’s bus and saw the sparkling sign that read Alton Towers Resort. Walking through the grand entrance all I could see was train tracks built up high up in the sky, people dressed up like fairy tale characters and I could hear those same screams of pure joy coming from all different directions. Everyone was buzzing with excitement and couldn’t wait to jump on the scariest ride of the all- Oblivion.

The Long walk in the scorching sun gave me time to think over if I wanted to conquer my fear and ride this train to hell. The waiting line was huge which instantly certified it was the popular choice of many other people. As we waited it gave me more time to watch people drop hundreds of feet into a dark hole, which steam was pouring out from. I didn’t know what I was in for but there was no bailing out now. By this time the group in front of me were fastening their seat belts and it finally hut me it was only a matter of seconds before I conquered my personal challenge. I watched the group in front role away...
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