Most Dangerous Sports

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101Bouldering
Although bouldering is relatively safe, it deserves to be above badmiton, people falland break bones, dislocate knees, not to mention the strain on your tendons can be so severe you can't hold yourself off the ground. The crash pads can only do so much to protect you.
Bouldering should definitely be in the top 40, bouldering indoors or on natural rock both has its danger, like overstretching muscle fibres or arms and legs colliding with the tiles or rock while doing a route or dyno.

102Curling
That, is so true. You could die if you fall on the ice not to mention on the rock while you are sweeping. Oh my gosh people are being so stupid with their votes I just can't believe it. Curling is simply DANGEROUS!
How is this not on there? You can drop that big heavy rock on your foot. You can also get serious repetitive motion injuries from all that sweeping. Not to mention falling on the ice. SHEESH people... What are you thinking with some of these votes?
Fall.. BOOM, hospitalized and you're dead
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103Bull Running

104Goat Tying
Goat tying is really hard on ankles and knees when getting off. But it is such a rush that you can't stop! I love goat tying, but truthfully I think that is why my ankles and knees hurt all the time.

105Gliding
Hang gliding and paragliding are both a dangerous sport.

106Netball
Netball is supposed to be a non-contact sport, but it is extremely dangerous, ask any doctor or physiology they will tell you that they get a hell of a lot of I jury's from netball. Why is netball such a dangerous sport? It's non contact yea but imagine running around on hard surface with a bunch of teenage girls all eagerly wanting to Win! That's a scary though! Girls push, shove, elbow, trip, kick, hit each other to get a ball. Especially playing on concrete courts, the constant stopping and starting is extremely bad for cartilage in ankles and knees.
I heard that its hassecond highest rated injury rate

107Trap Shooting

108Ultimate Frisbee
My friend broke his foot and he now lives in a dark dark house and wears a dark dark boot
That's not dangerous but it«'s awesome

109Sting Pong

I got hit by a ball and went to hospital and now I can't have children. My friend (Croney) got a broken leg from playing ping pong, weird but true.


110Kabbadi
Its brilliant except the fact when someone is trying to tackle you dow there maybe a few broken bones
Kabbadi is indias most popular game...

111Judo
Gee ::name other sport here::, that sounds dangerous. Please tell me more.

112Discus
It' so dangerous! The discussion might get out of hand and you might get decked... IN the FACE!
I have no clue what that is but it sounds dangrious

113Caber Tossing
Caber tossing is that game in Scotland where you basically try to throw a telephone pole farther than the next guy. Hernias, here we come.

114Buzkashi
Imagine a bunch of crazy Afghans on horse back playing polo with a goat carcass! Sounds pretty dangerous to me!

115Formula 1
Firstly, how is cheer leading a dangerous sport? Its not a sport even (no compitition) plus, in f1 loads of great drivers died like Senna. Crash at 200mph like at Monaco and you don't know what your going to hit

116Shuffleboard
I sprained my hamstring. Not fun

117Four Square

118Marco Polo
I once stubbed my everything

119Floor Hockey

120Truth or dare
I love truth or dare me and my friend emily always play it

121Fishing
Fishing is by far the most dangerous sport, for any of you who don't agree I suggest you go buy a rod and go rock fishing. Good luck
Yes and the drinking adds another element of danger. I have heard many stories of fishermen slipping and hitting their heads, or worse falling asleep and being taken away by the incoming tide.
This is the most dangerous sport. More people are killed esch year fishing than most sports totaled. Why fishing? It has something to do with beer.
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122Disc Golf

123Cabbage Ball
I know a frend who threw the bat at my face when she hit the ball and it gave me a black eye. I have never played that game since the accendent.

124Alpine Skiing
Alpine Skiing must be one of most dangerous sports, skiiers can reach up to 160khm one little mistake at that speed...

125Speed Skating
Skating in circles with giant razor sharp blades strapped to your feet

126Wallball

127Kick Ball
Don, t get hit in the face

128Slack Jumping
You're using a rope with slack in it and too much slack can break bones cause concussions and even death

129Skeleton
Imagine luge. You're pelting down a very slick, curvy, and narrow track at 90 miles an hour. One small movement and you're flipped off the sled. Just 2010 a luger died before the Vancouver Olympics.
Now imagine doing it with your face down and forward, an inch form the ice.
There you go. Skeleton. Look it up if you're not already scared.

130Jiu Jitsu

131Street Racing

132Goalball
It might not be the most popular sport but trust me it can be dangerous. Don't believe me? Google it and find out and see what you think

133Knife Throwing
Where does this fit in your list please?

134Jai alai
Some players die when the ball hits them.
Not sure what this is but it sounds incredibly badass.
Yes... Jai alai. I almost died playing this. I got hit square in the sternum. Flat. I saw a guy die once. Got hit in the mouth. Hard.
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135Basketball
Basketball is awesome and very fun! But it's also dangerous. One time last week when my team was playing a team from a neighboring city, there was 2 minutes left in the game, and apparently their coach told them to do whatever they could to get the ball. So I had the ball for our team, and I looked to my left and my right, and I saw 2 kids diving towards me. I just dribbled out the side, and they collided into eachother. Both kids had to go the ER and had to have surgery on their noses, and one had a broken ribcage. BASKETBALL IS DANGEROUS
This game may seem soft and safe from outside. The animal senses must be out to survive the game. Damn, just a simple push when you are at the air fully concentrating on your ball would cause your opponent a foul and you, maybe your elbow, ankle, backbone perhaps your life. Seriously not for threatening, just for the enlightenment of the people brave enough to set their foot on the Basketball court for the first time.
My friend went to the ER during a basketball game she came out with a really bad broken foot!
It just happened to be that her older sister fell and her knee cap went to the side of her knee she has been out for the whole basketball season and is now seeing special people to get it fixed
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136Karate
Karate can be really dangerous its pretty much street fighting but sometimes you now what your opponent's going to do. My teacher once went in with a light punch-slap thing and completely dislocated his pinkie. I mean it was just dangling there bone was pretty much detached.

137Competitive Eating
Have you ever gotten constipated from eating too much? I have! This should be number one! I can't even believe that no one thinks it is more dangerous than cheerleading. You could so easily die competitively eating. I bet it happens all the time and is just covered up.
When you at a lot you get all fat and then you can't walk to your own room because you throw up on your way there because your so fat and then you become an aoreic becacuse you keep throwing up your food just so wou can go to the net competition and people die from that
YOU COULD ACCIDENTALLY EAT POISON OR SOMETHING THAT YOU ARE ALLERGIC TOO!
You must watch food attack. It is about people who got into serious trouble with food. Like someone who ate junk food and couldn't breath.

138Diving
Hurdling yourself from a 33 foot concrete platform, on to unforgiving hard water, at nearly 60 mph when you hit the water. During the approach you think about not hitting your head or any body part on the concrete, or nearly killing yourself by landing wrong. Twisting, flipping, piking, tucking, extremely tight and solid through the air, falling to the ground in seconds. One wrong move, you could be dead. Not a very popular sport. But I dive. It's a combination of pain, gymnastics, guts, and water. ( and of course the training)
I think that diving is much harder than a lot of these sports but people don't cre because "it's just jumping off a platform". Why don't all of you try to jump off a ten meter platform and you are facing a serious risk off hitting your head, landing on a frikin belly flop (if it hurts from the edge of the pool multiply that times 100) and on just a small sound could distract you and make your jump have an extra mega belly flop. Just try it, you'll see.
Diving is a very demanding sport you could easily hit your head or clip your feet on the board my friend hit her hands so hard on the board that she broke both of them if you think diving is just jumping off of a board you are wrong it is fliping and twisting and very difficult to do.
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139Baseball
Baseball is physical. And for all the people out there that say "All you have to is hit a ball", your wrong. don't judge it until you play it. I'm a catcher which is the toughest position. My parents told me that it'd be too risky for my size. I thought I'd be fine. If a had a Penny for every time I gotten hit by a ball in the dirt, taken a foul tip, or even ran over, I'd be rich. And don't even talk about lacrosse. I mean I thought it was pretty cool until people started blabbing about how dangerous it is. I do admit it is dangerous, but that's what you get for trying to play a Native American sport. Why you toughen up and play an American American sport.
Thank you I play base ball and you could get killed if someone hit a line drive and hit you if your a pitcher or any position last year I got hit by a pitcher and he throws at least over 50 miles per hour stupid cheer leaders that's not even dangerous why is baseball way down here stupid volley ball that's not even dangerous thank you for reading this good bye again tell me that this is a very dangerous sport and it is so volley ball and cheer leading is so stupid and I play base ball I am a girl!
With baseball there is no knowing when you'll get hit in the face with a bat or a ball. I'm a catcher and just last season a player running to home bace kicked me in the knee, hyper extending it. I couldn't play for the rest of the season. How is this 111 on the list?!?! I would thing it would be right up there with lacrosse or cheer leading at least
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140Swimming
Definitely a dangerous sport! My teammates have gotten concussions and stress fractures. Someone has hit their head on the diving board (who is actually a top state diver). I however have pulled muscles, strained my elbow and knee. Bruises from the side, other swimmers and lane ropes. Also, too much chlorine is bad for you. You can be sore for days after swimming for just 30 minutes! MORE VOTES!
How is cricket and badminton and walking more dangerous then swimming you could hit your head off the walls drowned hit any part of your body of something a lane etc could hurt your self diving on the starting blocks pull muscles need I go on?
I don't see how many of these are in front of swimming. I mean, eating! Really? I've seen so many knee/shoulder injuries, stress fractures, and broken bones in swimming, but I've never seen a serious cheerleading accident. Some people should try real swimming, it will change their mind about it, its extremely difficult and demanding.
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141Ping Pong
Without a doubt the most dangerous I broke my penis while trying to hit the ball.
You could also get in the eye with the ball if your not careful.
The ceiling could collapse on table tennis players at any time, crushing them to death. There's also the ever-present danger of catching a life-threatening disease from the bat handles.
You can hit your hand on the edge of the table when swinging for the ball. Might leave a bruise for a day or two.
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142Running
Heart attacks, strokes seizures, Passing out, Concussions from passing out and falling, DEATH you got it in running.
You just trip and get badly hurt.

143Sailing
There are infinitely more things that could go wrong on a yacht than in other sports. I sailed with someone who almost lost a finger when one of the ropes snapped, and with another who was almost strangled by a different boat's mainsheet. Finally, if you think about ocean racing, that is very dangerous, with the Fastanet race a good example.
I'm pretty sure more people have died sailing then any of the other things on the list. And sailing is in the olympics, unlike most of these other pansy-ass sports.
Sailing is definitely one of the most dangerous sports. My High School sailing team lost one team mate when she drowned after an accident and I and many other team mates have suffered concussions. The professional sailors have had many injuries. Just this week (5/11/2013) a two time Olympic gold medalist sailor died training for the Americas Cup. So sailing should definitely be higher on the list.

144Lawn Bowling

145Croquet

146Cricket
You can tell this list was made in the USA. They are all girls' games above this one! Cricket is insane! They are allowed to throw a solid, hard, heavy ball at your head and body at over 100mph! And you have a piece of wood 4 inches wide in your hand to hit it with. Then when the ball is travelling at 150mph you have to try to catch it TEN FEET AWAY! NO head protection, gloves, just BALLS! Top sport in India, 700 million population. (i got a cricket ball on the head when I was 10 years old, knocked me out cold for half an hour)
Can cause even death if hit in some areas. No matter how much protection you take its still dangerous. There are some insane fast bowlers. This is one of the sports which you can't even think of playing without proper protection.
Try standing at short leg, 2 yards away from a batsman who's potentially pulling it at 100mph plus. Also braking hands when catching is just normal in professional cricket, exceptionally dangerous sport. Just watch some videos its fact there's no point me telling you
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147Tennis
How can tennis not be on here? Tennis is upper hard. You so called athletes called cheerleaders try run laps all day, then, hitting a ball for two hours. For tennis, you need really strong arms to hit a ball, and if you run to the corner really fast, you need to be able to stop so you don't sprain something. Most of you cheerleaders are the ones at school that wear hooker outfits and say stupid cheers. Your all skin and bones, I'm surprised you guys can lift the Pom poms, much less then a person! I love tennis
You could throw your racquet up and it could hit someone.
One time the ball caught fire and burnt me
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148Hot Air Ballooning
While it's definitely not worthy of being in the top ten most dangerous, it's definitely more dangerous than ping pong. The danger isn't just from being "acendently pushed" [sic] or falling, as another poster said. There's also the danger from power lines, trees, unexpected high winds, fuel leaks, or just pilot error causing the balloon to drop from the sky. While fatalities don't happen frequently, they do happen. Just ask the families of the 19 people who died in a hot air balloon crash in Egypt this year.
If somebody acendently pushed you or fell of you could get really hurt or injurd so be carefull.

149Jumping Rope
I jump rope and have suffered multiple broken bones, twisted ankles, and sprained wrists. Jump rope combines the aspect of cheerleading and dance but then adds a rope that you constantly have to skip over the entire time. Competitions are brutal and last for hours. I've been on a professional jump rope team for 10 years and I have practice everyday, sometimes more than 8 hours in one day. The majority of you could never handle the physical strength that you need in order to jump rope. So learn about it before you bash it.
Jump rope combines gymnastics, dance, cheer, and soccer, when you are on a professional jump rope team that trains for over 10 hours a week like I do. If you haven't noticed, all of the previously mentioned sports are in the top 20. And in the last 2 years on my team, I have witnessed sprains, fractures, dislocations, broken bones, shin splints, and even bleeding. So jump rope should definitely be in the top 15 at least.

150Walking
When you walk a monkey can jump on you and throw bananas at you and when they are unpeeled!
Once I stubbed my toe while I was walking
SO FUNNY! Love IT MOST DANGEROUS OVERALL DUH!
I'm SHARING THIS! STILL LAUGHING MY BUTT OF I WAS TRYING TO DO SCIENCE HW BUT NOW I JUST HAVE TO LOOK AT THE REST! BEST WEBSITE EVERR
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151Golf
I had always heard golf was number 1 based on a few factors. There are more people golfing at any one time than playing almost any sport. On any given day there are over 100 people playing on every available course, that's thousands in any one city from dawn until dusk. Average age of golfer is higher than any other sport resulting in back/neck/shoulder and other injuries. Also alcohol is more present in golf than any other sport leading to additional golf-cart related stupidity.
There is a certain element of risk in all sports, golf however factors old people, it has lightening strikes, heart attacks you name it it has it. Evidence shows more men die on a golf course then participating in any other event
Deaths from golf ball strike are not as uncommon as one would think. Try Googling 'Death and injury from golf ball strike' and see what you think.
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152Beer Pong
Dude, I was so drunk I through the ball at the cup, it bounced back, hit me in the chest and I(since I was so hammered)felt like I got shot in the chest... That's how I died. Yeah... Think about that...
Alcohol poisoning, duh. Plus, you can get serious carpel tunnel from throwing that super light ball the wrong way, gosh!
Girls 'hurt their leg" in cheerleading but people can end up dead after too much ping pong so suck it cheerleaders.
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