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Top 10 Most Dangerous Sports in the World

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Sports in the World 10. Heli Skiing Heli-skiing is off-trail, downhill skiing that is accessed by a helicopter, as opposed to a ski lift. Heli-skiing is essentially about skiing in a natural, albeit highly-selected environment, without the effort required for hiking into these areas as in ski touring or ski mountaineering. Image Source: http://www.familyhotelposta.com/en/hotel-per-famiglie-dolomiti2/sciare-in-altoadige0/skiurlaub-suedtirol.html 9. Horseback Riding Equestrianism more often known as riding, horseback riding (American English) or horse riding (British English) referring to the skill of riding, driving, steeplechasing or vaulting with horses. This broad description includes the use of horses for practical working purposes, transportation, recreational activities, artistic or cultural exercises, and competitive sport. 8. Street Luging Street luge is an extreme gravity-powered activity that involves riding a street luge board (sometimes referred to as a sled) down a paved road or course. Street luge is also known as land luge or road luge. Like skateboarding, street luge is often done for sport and for recreation. Image Source: http://www.arcticboyz.com/#!marcus-aldinucci-in-italy!/zoom/c1bgw/image3jy 7. Bull Running The Running of the Bulls is a practice that involves running in front of a small group of bulls (typically a dozen) that have been let loose on a course of a sectioned-off subset of a town's streets. The most famous running of the bulls is that of the eight-day festival of Sanfermines in honour of Saint Fermin in Pamplona, although they are held in towns and villages across Spain, Portugal, in some cities in Mexico, in San Jose Festival held in Trujillo, Peru, Mesquite, Nevada, southern France during the summer. Image Source: http://minnesotaconnected.com/news/running-of-the-bulls-in-minnesota_167241/ 6. Big Wave Surfing Big wave surfing is a discipline within surfing in which experienced surfers paddle into or are towed onto waves which are at least 20 feet (6.2 m) high, on surf boards known as "guns" or towboards. Sizes of the board needed to successfully surf these waves vary by the size of the wave as well as the technique the surfer uses to reach the wave. Image Source: http://andrewmichaelroberts.blogspot.in/2011/10/surfing.html 5. Bull Riding Bull riding refers to rodeo sports that involve a rider getting on a large bull and attempting to stay mounted while the animal attempts to buck off the rider. In the American tradition the rider must stay atop the bucking bull for eight seconds. The rider tightly fastens one hand to the bull with a long braided rope. It is a risky sport and has been called "the most dangerous eight seconds in sports Image Source: http://www.atlxtv.com/2013/07/19/the-dangers-and-training-of-bull-riders/ 4. Motorcycle Biking Motorcycling is riding a motorcycle. For most people in the world, motorcycling is the only affordable form of individual motorized transportation, and small displacement motorcycles are the most common motor vehicle in the most populous countries of the world, including India, China and Indonesia. Image Source: http://moto.mpora.com/news/30000-custom-bike-giveaway-years-nec-motorcycle-show.html 3. Base Jumping BASE jumping, also sometimes written as B.A.S.E. jumping, is an activity where participants jump from fixed objects and use a parachute to break their fall. "BASE" is an acronym that stands for four categories of fixed objects from which one can jump: building, antenna, span, and Earth (cliff). Image Source: http://desktop-images.designdecor.in/desktop-wallpaper/base-jumping-wallpapers-12-HD-wallpapers.html 2. Cheer Leading Cheerleading ranges from yelling to intense physical activity for sports team motivation, audience entertainment or competition based upon organized routines. The routines usually range anywhere from one to three minutes, which may contain many components of tumbling, dance, jumps, cheers and stunting ...