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A criterium, a style of Road Racing going around a square city block is much more dangerous than dance. You have over 20 people at minimum moving around at 25 MPH and you are close enough to the other racers that you can touch them. If one person puts the brakes on to hard, the whole group is on the concrete. How is that less dangerous than dance?
Have you ever had a car try to run you over? Then giant trucks fly past you just a few feet beside you. Tons of steel versus a rider? Cheerleading is that dangerous?
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Archery is a real dangerous sport and should be number 20... You mess up your positioning of arrow and bam the arrow flies somewhere else and you kill some one... Even with field tips
The art of the 8 limbs is considered to be one of the most deadliest forms of martial that utilizes 8 human body parts-Fists, Elbows, Knees, and Shins. This should definitely be in the top ten.
Thai boys training from they are 6 to adult, then getting knocked out with knees to the face has got to be a damn dangerous sport. How can you even argue against it, especially if you have seen them clinch, which is even considered "irty" in regular boxing. This should be in top 5.
Espiacilly Muay boran. Its traditonal muay thai and even more brutal, there were techniques putted out of muay thai like kicking at the back of the head etc. Well in muay boran its allowed
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I would like to hear a sport that's more dangerous. In 2008 three pilots were killed in crashes.
These are highly modified, incredibly fast planes that fly in excess of 500MPH, and fly from 15 to 40 feet off the ground. (That's how fast they fly on the course. These prop-driven airplanes are fast enough to break the speed of sound! )
From 6 to 12 planes fly in any one race at a time and they come within feet of eachother at speeds from 450 to 500 MPH's. There have been dozens of fatal crashes over the years in Reno and Mojave. (Mojave has since been discontinued because no one will insure the event. )
In 2008, one pilot crashed right after takeoff. A woman pilot died after her engine blew and she was attempting an emergency landind. And another pilot was killed when two Formula One planes collided in mid air. The second pilot survived while the other pilot, named Hubler nosed over and flew straight into the ground and disintigrated. (Also, two pylon judges were injured after being hit by the debris. )
As far as injuries, I think bull riding is the worst sport. But I would say that pylon air racing is easily the most deadliest sport in the world.
1. Pylon Air Racing.
2. Free Diving.
3. Bull Riding.
These pilots are crazy!
Shinty is a team sport played with sticks and a ball. Shinty is now played mainly in the Scottish Highlands, and amongst Highland migrants to the big cities of Scotland. similair to hockey but the hard ball can be played in the air like lacrosse! the players wear no protection so often end up with head injuries and the stick can be swung like a baseball bat so often causes injury! players can also physically tackle other players using shoulder barges ect!
A friend of mine got the birdie in the eye and had to go to the hospital! If he had arrived 2 hours later he would have lost his eye. He did need surgery.
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.
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HorsegirlCheerleading; Very Dangerous!
xoChEeRcHiCk50xoTo all you Cheerleaders.
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kimskatesrugby not on the list but football (american and soccer) are?
Hidaka1223if football and soccer are on this list rugby definitely should be
Hidaka1223Rugby vs. American Football athletes, a joke
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Updated Thursday, December 12, 2013