Some people have some complex hobbies. Like pole-vaulting. I’m sure there is a structured way of learning pole-vaulting so that you build up to your first ‘vault’ in gradual steps. But at some point you will have to bite the bullet and go for it. It’s a leap of faith.
With this is mind – where the hell do you get started with base jumping? The courage to do this is just enormous. It’s bonkers. But she did it, and did it with grace. To quote buzz lightyear, “it ain’t flying – it’s falling with style.” See also Base-Book.com