Adventures can turn tragic due to safety mistakes. Examples includes a misunderstood 'no jump' command leading to fatal bungee accident and issues with ropes leaving a jumper hanging upside down over a canyon.
"My buddy was an Air Traffic Controller, earning $130k-$150k annually, working few non-consecutive hours daily. He quit due to the stressful nature of the job; despite making less at his new job, there was less stress from minor mistakes," one said.
"I was a software developer for market trading tools, handling millions in transactions; I'll never do it again," said one. “My code for a company did billions in transactions. It was stressful,” another stated.