Exploring motivations for adventure recreation events : a New Zealand study

  title={Exploring motivations for adventure recreation events : a New Zealand study},
  author={P Brendan Lynch},
Adventure recreation events are a relatively new form of leisure that have become increasingly popular since the 1990s, yet little is known about motivations for participation. In this study, participant motivations were investigated through an interpretive methodology and the theoretical framework of self-determination theory (SDT). Exploratory, in-depth interviews with 22 participants in six different New Zealand events revealed intrinsic and extrinsic motivations, some of which overlap with… CONTINUE READING

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