What is a human hamster ball called?


Can you inhale the Zorb ball?

How long can you breathe with a Zorb hamster ball? Generally speaking, the Zorb ball has enough oxygen to last for 30 minutes, but players are advised to stay within 10 to 15 minutes.

Can I suffocate with a hamster ball?

 The ball rolls and moves forward together. Choking – The ball is airtight. When a person inside breathes, oxygen levels drop and CO2 (carbon dioxide) rises.

How do you smoke a human hamster ball?

So how do you breathe in the zorb? The ball, which weighs about 80 kg, has two skins, the area between which is bulging, but the inner chamber is always open to the outside, so fresh air always enters.

How long can you breathe a Zorb ball?

Generally speaking, the Zorb ball has enough oxygen to last for 30 minutes, but players are advised to stay within 10 to 15 minutes.

Human hamster ball structure

The ball consists of two sections, one inside the other and with a layer of air in between. The two are linked by a complex network of nylon wires. Over 300 individual threads may link them. This structure acts as a shock absorber and damps bumps along the ride, preventing the rider from getting injured. The thickness of the plastic is usually about 0.8 mm (0.03 inches).


The normal size of a ball is about 3 meters (10 feet) in diameter.  The area of about 50 cm (20 in) between the two spheres constitutes the air cushion. The outer and inner spheres are connected by nylon strings. Zorb has one or two tunnel entrances.

Type of Zorb ball

There are two main types of spheres currently in use. One type uses straps to hold the rider in place (such as the straps at the top of the page). The other allows the rider to roam the orb freely and throw freely in a rolling motion. The latter is half-filled with water, so the person inside is free to move around in the water while the Zorb is rolling downhill. This is called hydrosolving.

Variation of Live Ball

One variation of the ball is the Zorb Cylinder. The method of making is the same as the ball.  Two or even more people can participate in the ride. Cylinders are usually used on the water as they are not safe on slopes and hills.

Other variations of human hamster balls are water walking balls and bubble balls.

Celebrity and human hamster ball

Inflatable balls have grown in popularity over the last few years. Many Zorbs have appeared on various TV programs around the world

In addition to this, you can check out the story of British television host Lindsey Russell crossing the Irish Sea. In early 2016, Lindsey tried to cross the Irish Sea with an inflatable sphere.

Last but not least, Jimmy Fallon, Colin Farrell, and Chris Pratt took part in a live, super entertaining bubble football suit match at tonight’s show.

In 2014, Nissan staff decided to build the world’s largest inflatable zorb ball, which can fit the entire car in the car. The car weighed over a ton (1090 kilograms / 2400 lbs to be exact). It was great to see a 4-meter car (163 inches) rolling down a hillside (somewhere in a British military installation for safety) in this huge transparent inflatable ball.

This stunning stunt actually became a certified Guinness World Record in itself, once again showing that Zorb ball is great in so many ways! You can also use them to roll down the grass hills, walk on the water, play bumper soccer, or put your car inside and roll downhill. There’s nothing impossible in a Zorb ball!

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