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More than half of pensioners want to try extreme pursuits

Posted on in Outdoor News

According to the results of a new survey by Aldi, pensioners are eager to try out extreme sports whilst millennials would prefer to be more traditional.

The survey revealed that 53% of pensioners have a desire to try out more extreme activities with 20% wanting to fly a plane, 14% looking to go scuba diving and 9% desperate to try jet skiing or hang gliding.

 

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Millennials, on the other hand, would rather take part in more sedate, traditional hobbies, according to the research.

The survey found the younger generation want to try out gardening (25%), crafting (17%) and caravanning (15%). Sewing (20%) and fishing (17%) were also among the favourites.

It was also revealed that 88% of Brits believe cost is one of the main obstacles in trying out new hobbies.

 

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