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Most dangerous extreme sports

Extreme sports are dangerous. That’s why they’re called “extreme”. But which ones are the most dangerous and the most extreme? Extreme sailing might sound a bit of an odd idea but it’s something that Red Bull pours its money into for one reason: it’s exciting and very dangerous.

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Base jumping is another extreme sport that’s dangerous. Someone dies every 2,317 jumps on average either because the equipment’s not deployed properly or they’ve made a grave misjudgement. The excitement comes from the danger and the adrenaline rush is a natural by-product of that.

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Tow-In Surfing is an extremely dangerous sport. Some of the waves these guys face are as tall as skyscrapers. Surfers like Laird Hamilton and Dave Kalama though will tell you the danger’s worth it because the rush is so high.

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Tow-In Surfing is an extremely dangerous sport. Some of the waves these guys face are as tall as skyscrapers. Surfers like Laird Hamilton and Dave Kalama though will tell you the danger’s worth it because the rush is so high.

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Free soloing also makes our list. This one’s a difficult sport to master and it takes as much nerve as skill. This is extreme rock climbing for the most extreme guys and girls on the planet.

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Wingsuit flying must make you feel like a comic book superhero but there are masses of danger with it of course.

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Those who can master the cold and master climbing will try ice climbing. The aim with this extreme sport is to race up the face of the mountain in record time. In the past icepicks were used to create footholes as he climbers ascended. Thankfully today they use devices called cramp-ons which allow climbers to put toothed claws onto their boots.

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Those who can master the cold and master climbing will try ice climbing. The aim with this extreme sport is to race up the face of the mountain in record time. In the past icepicks were used to create footholes as he climbers ascended. Thankfully today they use devices called cramp-ons which allow climbers to put toothed claws onto their boots.

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Adding the words Volcano and Surfing together doesn’t quite go, does it? For the guys who pursue this sport there’s the excitement of climbing up the volcano and then surfing down the other side using plywood boards.

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Cave diving is another extreme sport and definitely one of the most dangerous ones. Currents in underwater caves are hard to predict even for the veteran cave diver which is why this one’s probably the most dangerous sport of all.

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Cave diving is another extreme sport and definitely one of the most dangerous ones. Currents in underwater caves are hard to predict even for the veteran cave diver which is why this one’s probably the most dangerous sport of all.

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