Top Ten Hardest Sports to Play In Water


The Top Ten

1 Soccer Soccer Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players each. It is played with a spherical ball. The objective is to score the ball in the other teams goal.

At last you throw the ball in football, you only kick in this, everything would float and so would the net. Football would be REALLY hard to play underwater.

The ball floats and it is really hard to kick the ball you will have too throw it!

Hey! Look! It's already a thing. It's called Water Polo. Well, it more like rugby because you can hit each other without getting in trouble, unless you can't master the art of punching someone when the ref isn't looking.

Water polo is used with hands, the goals are tiny, the pool is pretty small and nothing like soccer. You can't dribble so what are you talking about? - SoccerFan

Soccer would be so difficult to play under water and nearly impossible. It makes sense why it's at the top of the list. - SoccerFan

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2 Football Football American football is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

Well then your pet fish would be having a Super Bowl get it pet fish live in a fish bowl heh heh heh - Ihaskitty1234

That would be hard to tackle! - Garythesnail

I just can't imagine how tough this would be. And how badly you would ache afterwards.
Great list, Garythesnail! - Britgirl

A person can tackle you and you wouldn't breathe.

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3 Archery Archery Archery is the sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus.

How can you do that?

4 Basketball Basketball Basketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard at each end.

How would you dribble? - letdot52

You've heard of water basketball, right? - Songsta41

You can't dribble a ball underwater. This is a great list. - cosmo

You'd need balls that bounced on water! - jmepa123

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5 Track

Its called swimming

It's is the one that play's in the winter

Hard to run in water

I'm in track - Nateawesomeness

6 Skiing Skiing Skiing can be a means of transport, a recreational activity or a competitive winter sport in which the participant uses skis to glide on snow.

This is impossible unless you have snow - PatrickStar


What if u went WATER skiing because pretty much u r in water

7 Tennis Tennis Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent or between two teams of two players each.

Just very difficult for me to imagine this. - Kiteretsunu

8 Dodgeball

This would actually be a little easier because you can go under water if a ball is coming towards you. - funnyuser

How would you throw underwater? - EpicJake

9 Baseball Baseball Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each who take turns batting and fielding.


10 Hockey

How can you shoot

Have you guys ever heard of underwater hockey (or octopush in the UK)? It's a real sport

The Contenders

11 Running Running Running is a method of terrestrial locomotion allowing humans and other animals to move rapidly on foot. Running is a type of gait characterized by an aerial phase in which all feet are above the ground.

What you can't run in water



This is funny rely I mean it could work if you made NASCAR speed boat. but at the same time its just funny to think about. I mean you could do this with water sealed cars with oxygen tanks but at the same time the car might or might not need to be in the floor kinda. I don't know my point is its funny but could or could not work depending on if you wanted to change the rules or the vehicle its self

You need a car to race. There are not many cars that go on water. There is such thing as a boat, but then that wouldn't be NASCAR

How would this work? The water would probably wreck the car. - Anonymousxcxc

13 Badminton Badminton Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Although it may be played with larger teams, the most common forms of the game are "singles" and "doubles".
14 Golf Golf Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes from a range of 80 to 600 yards on a course in as few strokes as possible.

Damnit, my golfball is floating!

15 Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of exercises requiring strength, flexibility, balance and control.

It is easy to do gymnastics underwater although you cannot do complexed skills with the hold back of the water

Its really easy to do gymnastics in water

16 Cricket Cricket Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch with a wicket, a set of three wooden stumps sited at each end.
17 Horseback riding Horseback riding Horseback riding (or Equestrian) is one of the most intense sports known to man. Not only because it's physically challenging, but it takes more than athleticism. Horseback riding takes commitment, time, patience, and most importantly building a bond with your horse. If you don't have a good relationship more.

I am controlling this giant animal think how hard it would be in water.

18 Drag Racing

Like, seriously, how would this work

This would be impossible to do in water. - EpicJake

Easy! you do it in canoes!

19 Wrestling Wrestling Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

How could you stay on the mat? - Turkeyasylum

20 Volleyball Volleyball Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.

Umm... so a few people have said that this would be water polo... I personally play water polo and it is literally NOTHING like volleyball in water! For starters, there is no net, you can CATCH the ball, and you can SCORE GOALS, in an actual goal. (I also play volleyball)

It's called water polo. - Turkeyasylum

Water volleyball is played all the time. - Songsta41

21 Snowboarding
22 Water Polo

Actually requires skill and physical prowess rather than just mucking around trying to kick a soccer ball in the pool

So I guess the opposite is land polo?

23 Lacrosse
24 Swimming Swimming Swimming is an individual or team sport and activity. Competitive swimming is one of the most popular Olympic sports, with events in freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.
25 Boxing Boxing Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people wearing protective gloves throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring..
26 Waterskiing
27 Softball
28 Curling
29 Ultimate Frisbee

Its hard enough to sprint and catch the disc on land. IN WATER?! Really, really REALLY hard.

30 Australian Rules Football
31 Rugby League Rugby League Rugby league football, usually called rugby league, league, rugby or football , is a full contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.

It is easy, but you can't run that fast and you risk hitting your head on the rocks

32 Rugby Union
33 Javelin Throw
34 Bull Riding Bull Riding Bull riding is a rodeo sport that involves a rider getting on a bucking bull and attempting to stay mounted while the animal tries to buck off the rider.American bull riding has been called "the most dangerous eight seconds in sports." To receive a score, the rider must stay atop the bull for eight more.
35 Fencing
36 Motocross

With a deep rutted track made of soked clay 45cm deep it becomes an extremly demanding and hard sport to do in watrt

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