Picture the scene; it was the 1990s. People had ‘soul patches’ on their faces. Limp Bizkit were running rampant. People were literally wearing their jeans backwards, and if you wanted to get to a specific bit in a VHS, you had to pay more attention than it was worth.
There had to be an escape. There had to be a way to get away from the chaos, escape all society, wrap yourself in a big ball of plastic and just hide from the world.
And then there was. Almost literally, actually. A couple of dudes in New Zealand developed the idea for a see-through sphere made of plastic that you literally climb inside to fall down a hill. It was great fun, and better yet, you couldn’t hear Aqua – “Barbie Girl” no matter how loud it was played when you were inside.
Since then, the zorb has gone on to be used for all sorts of madness. We’ve gathered up some of the most weird and wonderful clips from the internet for your viewing pleasure…