Top 10 Dangerous Sports

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There are several violent and really dangerous sports in the world. Let’s take a peek at some of these really dangerous ones.

 

1. Lawn Bowls

Lawn-Bowls

Lawn bowls is a risky and dangerous game and there are several deaths reported even as far as this sport is concerned. The sport literally kills thousands worldwide every year. Broken hips, dislocated ankles, torn knees or heart attack occur owing to the stressful nature of the game.

 

2. Base Jumping

Base-Jumping

Base Jumping can also be a very dangerous sport to take up. You will be fine if your parachute opens up otherwise you are sure to face death. People keen on trying the sport have to basically bet their life on whether a chute opens properly or not.

 

3. Horse Riding

Horse-Riding

This sport has also witnessed several fatalities in the US. It was a whopping 128 and encompassed all aspects such as racing and show jumping. Horse riding requires expert training and can really be a dangerous sport.

 

4. Bullfighting

Bullfighting

Also referred to as tauromachy, bull fighting is mainly an activity pursued 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.

 

5. Rock climbing

Rock-climbing

In the year 200o alone there were 24 deaths in the US due to rock climbing mishaps. You should not only climb to the target summit but also have the stamina to get back to the starting point which makes this sport all the more dangerous. Also you may not be in a position to get immediate medical help when you’re 1,000 feet up and may not find a chopper. Bad weather can also be a disadvantage, quickly causing hypothermia or frostbite.

 

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