Most Dangerous Sports in the World

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Sports such as jogging, yoga, and aerobics are introduced to improve physical fitness or health. However, in the modern society, sports not only mean a leisure activity but also are dangerous for those who want to have thrilling and adventurous feelings. Do you know what are considered the most dangerous sports around the world???


1. Cheerleading

 

There are over 20,000 cheerleading injuries reported a year, which makes cheerleading the most injury-prone sport in the world for women. In addition, many common injuries are related to broken legs and spinal injuries.

 

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Cheerleading

 

2. Cave Diving

 

People who take cave diving can suffer from failure of the brain, lungs or the spinal cord. There is also the danger of being eaten by some large creature inside a cave in addition to related to air supply. In fact, over 500 people have lost their lives since 1960 due to cave diving in Mexico, Florida and Caribbean alone.

 

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Cave diving

 

3. Base Jumping


Base Jumping can also be a very dangerous sport to take up. However, you will be fine if your parachute opens up otherwise you are sure to be faced with death. As a result, between 5 and 15 people die each year due to this dangerous sport.

 

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Base jumping

 

4. Motorcycle Racing

 

Motorcycling is considered the most dangerous motor sport in the world. To be specific, the Isle of Man TT event, which has a rich 100-year history, has witnessed over 220 deaths. The drivers in the race also need to maintain their balance while driving through all types of obstacles such as rocks and trees, and even bugs on their windscreens.

 

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Motorcycle Racing

 

5. Bullfighting

 

Bull fighting is mainly an activity favored in Portugal, Spain, Latin America and some cities in southern France. In this violent sport, one or more bulls are killed ritually in a bull ring before the public.

 

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Bull fighting

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This article was published on 2010/02/24
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