Knowing that i m afraid to go on these rides i didn t want to look like a fool in front of my friends. The fear of an accident happening on the ride that could in injury or death.
It s death speeding through my mind.
How to get over your fear of roller coasters. That s part of the fun of the roller coaster but it can be a little overwhelming for some people. The first step to overcoming your fear of roller coasters is understanding exactly what aspect of coasters you are afraid of. Amusement park rides can be lots of fun but sometimes kids are a little hesitant to give a ride a try.
I m living proof that anyone can get over their fear of roller coasters and other thrill rides. Okay more like a little hesitant to an all out freak out about riding something new to them. To ease it slightly you can tense up your stomach muscles and your arms by grasping the hand holds provided for you on the harness and the chair to try to keep calm.
Big roller coasters little spinny rides water slides with lots of twists. Look at pictures of the ride watch where it goes. By understanding how a roller coaster functions you will be able to decide whether your fears are valid.
If you have determined that your roller coaster phobia is not based on a legitimate medical concern then you may be interested in taking steps to minimize or overcome your fear. And if i can get over roller coaster phobia anyone can. To overcome the fear i d suggest that you first learn about the physics of a roller coaster.
The fear of that tingling feeling you get in your stomach when you experience high speeds and steep drops. I have this fear that causes my body to shake. The fear of heights.
If you knew me when i was a little boy you d think i d be the last person to ever ride a roller coaster. Once i have seen these monstrous roller coasters the only thing in my mind was fear. If it s the safety factor then i recommend you learn more about how roller coasters work so you ll see how safe they really are and what to look for if something seems out of place.
By identifying what it is that makes you scared you can take more concrete steps to overcome that specific fear. When i think about it my skin becomes pale and cold. From what i have seen and heard there are three main reasons that people are scared of roller coasters and thrill rides.
See if there are particular things about the ride that scare you like going upside down on a roller coaster. Fortunately there are measures you can take to conquer your phobia and even learn to love roller coasters. Each fear can be.
Conquering roller coaster phobia.