Top 10 Dangerous Sports

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6. Fishing


Angling believe it or not is also one of the most dangerous sports today because of the associated risk of drowning. Rock fishing is especially dangerous. It involves casting a line into the ocean from the shoreline and many people end up losing their lives when they are pulled under by large waves.


7. Motorcycling


The Isle Of Man TT Event is the most dangerous motor race in the world which has cost over 220 casualties in its 100-year history. The race involves riding your bike at ridiculously high speeds and hence is considered one of the most dangerous sports today.


8. Cheerleading


Cheerleading is one of the most injury-prone sports in the world for women today. The girl cheerleaders are prone to injuries much more than the guys on the football field. They can suffer spinal injuries and broken legs.


9. Cave diving


It can be dangerous to be a diver and diving in the caves is one step more dangerous. You 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 not to mention problems related to air supply. Over 500 people have lost their lives since 1960 due to cave diving in Mexico, Florida and Caribbean alone according to the Texas-based San Marcos Area Recovery Team.


10. Rugby


This is one of the most brutal contact sports on the planet. Without any sort of protection the players are really vicious in their tackling. This is the reason why rugby has more injuries per player than any similar sport. In fact, the players are three times more prone to get injured than anyone engaged in martial arts.


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