Possibly. I ski in some pretty rediculous/treacherous conditions. I don't mind being in 50 knots of breeze and 30 foot seas 400 miles offshore. I'll run/swim/hike till I puke. I'm into what some would consider some way overly 'kinky' stuff. Maybe I just want to feel alive? The rest probably think I'm just insane, and I'm ok with this.