extreme sport

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Any sport or recreational activity that is dangerous and, if performed optimally, even by the highly skilled, risks loss of life or limb

extreme sport

Sports medicine Any sport or recreational activity that is dangerous and, if performed optimally, even by the highly skilled, risks loss of life or limb. See BASE jumping, Canyoning, High-sensation seeking trait, Novelty seeking behavior.
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Visitors at the Middle East Extreme Sports Expo can try any of the seven action sport simulators installed at the DIMC or make the 15-metre dive jump from a specially set-up crane at the venue.
The extreme sports fit a different niche," says McClellan.
Herbert Nitsch's talk will take place on the 10th of October at 7pm at The SPEARO Extreme Sports Expo.
The risk of concussion, neck fracture and skull fracture were calculated using extreme sport participation rates from the 2013 Outdoor Foundation Participation Report.
Mr Wardle says the council has a number of sites that might be of interest to developers and operators of extreme sport facilities.
Those that enjoy extreme sports must take their safety and the safety of those with them seriously.
Red Bull was one of the first corporations to deliberately seek to establish the brand as a sports property by choosing the extreme sports sector.
It is one of the most credible brands in the European extreme sports scene and we are very excited to bring publishing and TV together to take advantage of new media platforms.
More than eight in 10 said an interest in extreme sports was an attractive quality in a job applicant - suggesting energy and ambition - in the poll for a snow sports firm.
Collaboratively compiled and deftly co-edited by Douglas Booth and Holly Thorpe (both of whom are faculty members with the Department of Sports and Leisure Studies at the University of Waikato, New Zealand), the "Berkshire Encyclopedia Of Extreme Sports" is impressively organized and includes 42 articles on contemporary extreme sports by knowledgeable contributors including scholars and athletes.
FOR an October half term packed with extreme fun, extreme exhilaration and the chance to have a go at some extreme sports, White Air, at Yaverland Beach on the Isle of Wight, is the place to be.
To start, the network has one daily and eight weekly shows on its programming schedule in the areas of travel, lifestyle, fashion, shopping, nightlife, music and extreme sports.

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