This is beautiful expository writing, a combination of detailed, spellbinding narrative, and zinging judgment.
Pop, pop, pop, Ali—then Cassius Clay—surrounded the lumbering Scandinavian with zinging leather.
Tracer bullets, each with a descending arc, were zinging all around as Rigg swung LCI(L)-88 to the right.
A dozen times he sensed the zinging wrath of storms of bullets, a dozen times he escaped death by the breadth of a hair.
They was enough of them zinging around over the ring to make it look like it was floodlighted.
I have slept in the sand by the blue Mediterranean Sea, with the crickets and grasshoppers "zipping" and "zinging" all night long.
1911, "high pitched sound," 1918, of echoic origin. Slang meaning "energy, zest" is attested from 1918.
: Marr, 32, has been a part of San Francisco's zine scene
A magazine (1965+)
[probably echoic of the whishing sound of rapid movement, like zip and zoom]