adrenaline junkie


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adrenaline junkie

One who constantly seeks out the sudden increase of energy associated with dangerous activities, similar to the way drug addicts seek out the "high" achieved by drug use. I do about 10 skydives a year because I love the rush so much. People consider me a bit of an adrenaline junkie.
See also: adrenaline, junkie
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Adrenaline junkie Gordon Mills, who served in the RAF in the Burma campaign, had his first lesson on the slopes at the Midlothian Snowsports Centre, thanks to the charity, Scottish War Blinded.
In a YouTube video that has amassed more than a million views as of Tuesday, the adrenaline junkie and his friend jumped into one of the park's main attractions, the Red Force roller coaster.
Some experts believe that the notion of the adrenaline junkie is slightly misleading.
Some experts believe the notion of the adrenaline junkie is slightly misleading.
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On Friday, Farhan Akhtar appeased the adrenaline junkie in him and went skydiving indoors at iFly Singapore -- the indoor wind tunnel.
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Alison Reid's IMDb resume reads like the manifesto for a bona fide badass, from stunt doubling in Shoot 'Em Up and X-Men: The Last Stand to stunt coordinating two of the Saw films, Reid is a woman not to be trifled with However, this self-professed adrenaline junkie has found a new passion behind the camera in directing the sci-fi mockumentary The Baby Formula (see article left).
Driving through this route is one of the best experiences you'll ever have, especially if you are an adrenaline junkie.
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This reassuring statistic is let down a little, however, by the revelation that 15 per cent of respondents would choose to sup not with their loved ones, or even comic Ricky Gervais, but with mega-rich adrenaline junkie Richard Branson.
I'm an adrenaline junkie, and I'm in the twilight of my career," said Burgess, who has 35 years of federal service and is eligible for retirement.