I keyed on my jet boat, Straight Shot, and her growl sent shivers up my spine like it always did. I eased her out to the starting line as Sally flipped on our cameras.
Some activities in this world bring about the great thrill. They are the kind of activities that get your adrenaline pumping. These activities may be dangerous if you are not an expert or if you are not very careful. Among those activities, there is rock and mountain climbing, parachuting, paragliding, car racing at very high speeds, and then my favorite, jet boat water skiing.
I discovered and fell in love with a new hobby some years after, which is jet boat racing. It was during a visit to my favorite beach I saw jet boats for the first time; though I have always seen it in movies, I was never interested in indulging in the jet boat races anyways.
About the amazing Jet Boat Racing experience, I was dragged into it by these two pals of mine, to be honest, it was scenery. After endless moments of deliberation since I had a big task on that fateful Saturday I needed to finish off.
Jetboat racing has always been a part of my life since I was a kid. My dad has a lot of boats and has always been in the business of selling boats. He had a conversation trust with several boating construction companies, and his job was to help test and sell the boats that are being produced. He taught me everything I knew about piloting boats and many times we would test the boats that he wished to sell. Of all the boats he sold, the jet boat was my favorite.
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“But I still want to go,” he shrugged, showing his displeasure at being excluded from the fun that we were surely going to be having at the jet boat ride.