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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Vani Sabesan is one person who worries about extreme sports injuries.
This attitude is common among Utah residents, which is one reason why the extreme sports industry is growing and thriving in the state.
Most likely, no one will ever stop you from participating in extreme sports.
The research provides a baseline to further study head and neck injuries among extreme sport participants," Vani J.
EpicTV is an online extreme sports channel appropriately based in the extreme sports capital of the world - Chamonix, France.
Further, the book can be used as a source for future research related to injuries in adventure and extreme sports.
It would aim to gauge the interest from the private sector in being involved in expanding extreme sports activities on various sites in the borough and thereby increase visitor numbers and facilities for local people.
Closer to home, sports economists believe the UK extreme sports industry, which encompasses expenditure on apparel, equipment, nutrition and the cost of travelling to popular extreme sport venues in South America, Africa and China, exceeds pounds 1.
COLD WORK Metro Radio's Anna Foster prepares for 'Xperience09' - Tynemouth's extreme sports festival.
The event is a mix of urban art, music and extreme sports including skateboarding, BMX, in-line skating, and body popping.
Although being subjected to tremendous competition by the new Land Rover Discovery, the Extreme Sport is riding high on the wave of popularity for Jeep in this country.
Extreme sport is the frontier between competition and cool, where winning isn't everything -- performing with style is.

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