Meaning of zorbing in English:



mass noun
  • A sport in which one is secured inside a large transparent ball which is then rolled along the ground or down hills.

    • ‘It is also deemed the adventure capital of the world with its bungee jumping, white-water rafting, jet-boating, zorbing (rolling down a hill inside a giant inflatable ball), skydiving, abseiling and hang-gliding.’
    • ‘The site has the longest Zorb run in the UK and offers zorbing for corporate days out and parties.’
    • ‘Unlike free running and other kinds of endurance sports, zorbing does not require any level of skill or fitness, only the ability to keep down your food!’


1990s invented word from Zorb (the name of the ball used in this activity) + -ing.