Deadliest Sports in the World: Dare to Try?
The most dangerous sports that are still played today.
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This type of games is the most dangerous and deadly games in the world. Although there is a growing percentage of mortality rate, the number of people who engage in these sports is still evidently massive, especially the teenagers.
The Dakar Rally
This is the most dangerous race in the world, considering the fact that the cars, the motorcycles and the trucks that join this sport should travel miles per hour, specifically for motorcycles that need to travel not less than 30- 90 miles/hour. There have been a great number of deaths with this game, just looking at this sign would surely give you an idea of what is gonna happen: “Less than half the participants are expected to make it to the finish line.” Due to security reasons the route of the race always vary, but the sure thing is, it will be a 5700 mile journey for 15 days.
This sport began in the 1970’s when teenagers back then tried to try extreme games like this sport. The rider should go as fast as 40 – 115 miles per hour depending on the type of race. The only thing that separates you from the ground is an aluminum board which is elevated 2 inches from the ground.
What is dangerous about this sport is that you do not have anything but your parachute as you jumped off a building or a cliff. As we all know, parachutes will not assure us of safety considering the fact that the wind can just blow us away. Skydiving is safer due to the fact that Base jumping is done at lower altitudes, thus having less aerodynamic control to have a stable flight. The number of deaths of this sport from the year it was made until now is not less than 122.
Bull riding is one of the rodeo type sports since the player should ride at the back of the bull and try to stay there for at least 8 seconds. Although there have been many criticisms done by the animal right activist, this sport still exists.
Cave diving is considered to be the most dangerous diving sports because if there are any emergencies, the diver could not readily swim upward, but he or she should swim horizontally until he or she reaches the entrance of the cave. The common problems divers could have with this sport are having hypothermia, getting lost, not having enough oxygen to complete the journey. A total of 500 totalities have been recorded in Florida, Mexico, and Caribbean alone.
The first dated trial of this sport was in the year 1898 by Tommy Todd. This sport is the most dangerous non-motorized sport on land because most skiers would reach a speed of 125 miles per hour which is even faster than the terminal velocity of a skydiver. Although this sport has fewer fatalities than other sports, safety should not always be disregarded.
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