I was talking with some friends recently and the subject of skydiving came up. Three out of four of us immediately stated "I would never do that" I was one of the three. This started me thinking about risk taking. Why are some people so willing and eager for adventures that can be considered risky and others automatically feel fear and say "No way"? Since I am neither a sociologist nor a researcher, I could only examine my own response to this and other adrenaline raising opportunities.