Extreme Sports

Extreme sports is the name given to a range of sporting activities in which there is a chance that the participants can be seriously injured or even killed. They require that the participants wear specialized equipment and often it means traveling at high speeds. Along with competing against opponents, in extreme sports, one also competes against variety of obstacles, most of which are natural parts of the environment. The variables cannot be controlled, such as the elements of weather.

Examples of extreme sports include:

People engage in extreme sports for various reasons. They do provide one with an adrenalin rush. Engaging in these sports does require a high level of physical fitness and for many people it is a challenge that they want to conquer. For some people whose age is creeping up on them taking part in these activities helps them feel that they are still young.