Sports That Shouldn't Be Considered Sports

Beatlesboy9
In my opinion they just shouldn't be counted as sports and should be included in a different category.

The Top Ten

1 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 ...read more.

HOW IN THE WORLD IS THIS NOT A SPORT! okay listen if this wasn't supposed to be a sport no one would do it...I've done almost every sport out there. By far horsebackriding is the most challenging, difficult and amazing sports I've ever done! Everyone that says we just sit there have seen nothing but Olympians ride, and you know what when they ride it does look like we just sit there. But do you know how many years they've been working towards that? Do you know how many times they've been injured? Bucked off? Kicked? Bit? Do you know how much work they put into making it look like that? Do you know how hard we work? Okay let me ask you this question, has the equipment in your sport ever been able to kill you? Have you ever felt you could die with one single mistake? No, no you haven't. There is no sport more amazing, challenging (both physically and mentally), difficult, and I've never found a sport that makes you feel so good when you accomplish something great. NEVER underestimate ...more

Ummm EXCUSE ME! And to think that people say that American football IS A SPORT! It's pretty obvious that whoever wrote this dumb and FALSE list has never been on a horse. I'd like to see you ride and control and 1200+ pound animal that has a mind body and soul of its own! You have to trust your life with that horse and communicate through body cues and signals with a whip or crop. My brother tells me that equestrianism isn't a sport but he's too scared to even go near a horse because he thinks he's gonna get kicked. Try having that fear CONSTANTLY while being on their back, maintaining perfect posture and keeping your horse calm and collected. Horses can get spooked, refuse, buck, rear, nip other horses etc, while sitting on their back with no escape except falling to the ground. Yeah it's just so "easy." I'm extremely insulted and to think that horse riding was FIRST on this stupid list and it physically makes me want to cry. Sorry for my rant, I just NEEDED to release my anger out ...more

HOW IN THE WORLD IS THIS NOT A SPORY! okay listen if this wasn't supposed to be a sport no one would do it...I've done almost every sport out there. By far horsebackriding is the most challenging, difficult and amazing sports I've ever done! Everyone that says we just sit there have seen nothing but Olympians ride, and you know what when they ride it does look like we just sit there. But do you know how many years they've been working towards that? Do you know how many times they've been injured? Bucked off? Kicked? Bit? Do you know how much work they put into making it look like that? Do you know how hard we work? Okay let me ask you this question, has the equipment in your sport ever been able to kill you? Have you ever felt you could die with one single mistake? No, no you haven't. There is no sport more amazing, challenging (both physically and mentally), difficult, and I've never found a sport that makes you feel so good when you accomplish something great. NEVER underestimate ...more

Who ever put this on here has obviously never ridden a horse before - like I could literally right a paragraph about it but that just sums it up

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2 Cheerleading

Incredibly, incredibly insulting. This entire list infuriates me. You try holding a person in the air and knowing their life rests on your shoulders! Or try being the person in the air, and knowing a single mistake will paralyze you for life? Cheerleaders train hours and hours a day, and fit the definition of a sport in every way. They are not walking stereotypes, prissy, or queen of the school. In fact, they don't even use pom poms or shout out encouraging words "go team! ". It is the equivalent of a collaborated gymnastics floor routine where people are tossed into the air and hold on by one foot. See one competitive cheer routine and attend a standard four-hour practice before saying it isn't a sport.

And the inclusion of gymnastics on this list is nothing but pure ignorance to an incredibly difficult and physically strenuous sport. Possibly the only sport that requires you to be proficient in every single physical aspect and working every muscle in your body. Not to ...more - keycha1n

This "sport" is very insulting to me. It's just CHEERING

Not a sport

It's an activity it shouldn't be clasiffied as a port, in fact I didn't even KNOW it wa - simpsondude

3 Curling
4 Tetherball
5 Gymnastics Gymnastics Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of exercises requiring strength, flexibility, balance and control.

Yes this is a sport idiots

6 Bull Riding
7 Dodgeball
8 Nascar
9 Motocross
10 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.

The Contenders

11 Hunting

Target shooting is a sport, but hunting is just a hobby.

12 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.
13 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.
14 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.
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16 Cross Country Running
17 Archery Archery Archery is the sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus.
18 Field Hockey

Don't actually listen to this one! I'm listing it because my friend plays it and I want her to stop

19 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".
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