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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They met over 20 years ago working ski seasons in the French Alps, and are both experienced action sports athletes.
His sister Zainab, who has not taken part in action sports involving heights before, said zip lining was the perfect birthday gift.
The number of participants in action sports has grown significantly since the late 1980s (Puchan, 2004).
The production values of action sports films rival any from major Hollywood studios.
SMQ: What is the latest in social media/digital media trends for action sport generally?
People who participate in action sports like skiing, surfing, snowboarding and BMX cycling can be among the first to notice polluted water and landscapes.
"While we rope in the talented UAE youngsters to be the face of the city, XDubai will also bring together action sport events to the city while creating branded content domestically that will bear fruit in the next five years," he added.
In Abu Dhabi, Pastrana will arrive with his crew of 40 of the world's best action sports athletes and stunt performers.
H1: The higher the enduring and behavioral involvement in action sports, the higher the levels of action sport spectatorship.
The product's head of marketing Sean Uprichard said the new brand's image was inspired by action sport and modern punk rock.
With the burgeoning interest in cycling in Asia, Action Sport Asia has teamed up with some of the leading cycling companies in the region to further promote the sport.
The hour-long sessions have been set up by Sure Start Redditch children's centres and Action Sport and run every Thursday between 11am and noon at the Hewell Road pool.

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