thrills and spills

thrills and spills

The excitement thrillingly dangerous activities in which the participant may at any moment go from success to failure. He was always a rather reserved person, so it shocked me to learn that he was so into the thrills and spills of white-water rafting. Millions tune in to watch the thrills and spills of stock car racing.
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thrills and spills

the excitement of dangerous sports or entertainments, especially as experienced by spectators.
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(the) thrills and ˈspills (of something)

(informal) the exciting mixture of sudden successes and difficulties: He loves the thrills and spills of Grand Prix motor racing.
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Enjoy all the thrills and spills of the Scottish Motor Racing Club in 16 exciting races for only PS5 - instead of the normal PS15 adult ticket price.
THE thrills and spills of north east Wales are featured in a new film aimed at boosting tourism.
The fact that in real life Lauda had a terrible on-track accident is dealt with early, so while there is no sense of suspense there is plenty of space to relish the thrills and spills of Formula 1 in an era when it brimmed with powerful characters.
Because while offering plenty of thrills and spills, Days Of Grace is a touch too ambitious for its own good.
WITH Halloween just around the corner, what better way to enjoy some thrills and spills than by buying tickets for The Haunting.
SCHOOLCHILDREN will have a ball when they learn about an Olympic sport and get a chance to sample its thrills and spills.
The thrills and spills that seen and out era of Kevin Keegan and Sir Bobby Robson where excitement was the order of the day is long gone and this season will be a survival scrap.
Thrills and spills are headed to Wearside as a giant funfair sets up home at the Stadium of Light.
The children got a taste of Grand Prix thrills and spills courtesy of Newcastle department store Fenwick, who lent the Scalextric 400 set for the mini championship.
HUNTLY left it late to snatch a goal and earn a replay at Bellslea Park in a game that had thrills and spills galore.
Qualifying for the event was held on Saturday with race day on Sunday, where spectators had the chance to experience the thrills and spills of jet ski racing.
Highlights of the latest races and events, ranging from the frantic pace of the World Rally Championship to the thrills and spills of the IndyCar series.
But after thrills and spills at each end, including one superb save by Hereford's Wayne Brown, Guy Ipoua prodded in a Purdie cross in the final minutes to make the points safe.
Client contacts of Eversheds LLP's commercial team were invited for an evening of thrills and spills at the Teamworks Karting Track in Digbeth.
The thrills and spills of one of Britain's boom sports came to Llandudno -- and all that was missing was the snow.