We all know someone who prefers to live life at the redline and whose greatest fear is the thought of sitting still. When it’s time to show them you care, a bottle of Bordeaux, a cruise or cooking classes just won’t cut it. But what do you get the person who has already bungee-jumped, climbed, dived from the sky and under the sea and still needs a new thrill?
The following heart-pounding experiences and related products, from piloting a Formula 1 race car to surfing on a hydrofoil to flying with a jet pack, all promise to push the needle past the comfort zone to the delight of your favorite daredevil. Oh, but save the croquet lessons for Aunt Ethel.