Crazy and extreme. Those are the 2 words to describe these sport that not everyone can try.
Below are the 10 most dangerous sports in the world. When playing these sports, even the slightest negligence can cause your life to be stripped away in the blink of an eye.
Motorbike racing, although extremely exciting for both the participants and observers, can lead to your demise with just a small mistake.
To participate in this sport, you will have to pay quite an amount, about $500. A helicopter will take you to the peak so that you can slide down. It can be said that the harsh natural environment is the greatest enemy that participants of this sport face. For example, Frank Wells, the former president of Walt Disney, died in 1994 because his helicopter crashed.
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Street Luge or Land Luge is a sport of skateboarding in a supine position. The board used for this sport is known as a ‘Luge’. Despite its appeal, players are very susceptible to collisions when sliding down steep, winding roads, with zigzag and unpredictable path.
As the name implies, those who participate in this sport will have to conquer the waves over 15 meters high. These waves are so powerful that they can knock your head against rocks and take your life.
Images of hot girls with fiery dance moves before sports matches attract the attention of many eyes. But few people understand that the people involved in this activity are under a tremendous pressure because an accident can strike at any time. According to statistics, there are more than 20,000 injuries related to this sport every year, most notably are fractures, chest compressions and even traumatic brain injuries.
This sport is very popular in countries like the US, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Nicaragua, Brazil, New Zealand and Australia. Participants who want to win will have to sit firmly on the back of a mad bull for about eight seconds. Very few people can reach that milestone and often they are thrown into the sky about 3 meters high.
Another sport related to ferocious animals. The rules are simple: A few bull will be released and the participants will have to run in front of them. This sport has caused a lot of controversy among animalists because of its barbaric nature. Approximately, 300 people are injured and killed each year for participating in this sport.
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It is estimated that one in every six people who climb Mount Everest is dead. That is more than enough to speak of the dangerous nature of this sport. The frozen corpses lying motionless along the road to the top of the mountain is a common image for mountain climbers when they are conquering the roof of the world. Hypothermia, lack of oxygen, avalanches are among things that a climber faces. Not to mention that the possibility of being rescued when an accident happen is almost zero.
It is often called "the suicide sport". Participants face the risk of being blown into cliffs or nearby buildings. It is known that 5 to 15 people die each year when participating in skydiving. It is not difficult to understand why so many countries ban this dangerous sport.
A dangerous sport that participants always seem to enjoy is cave diving. As the name implies, participants will dive in an underwater cave. Damaged equipment and poor vision in this sport can lead to death due to lack of oxygen, head injuries and other similar risks. A salvage team in San Marcos has recorded more than 500 deaths while cave diving since 1960.
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