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Why Extreme Sports Are Good for You

Ok, extreme sports are dangerous, so there is always a risk of getting an injury, or even dying.  However, most of the people who take part in extreme sports know exactly what they are doing and they take all the … Click to read the full article

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Treetop Camping – The Next Type of Extreme Camping

Treetop camping; is it an extreme sport or is it just pure relaxation?  Extreme sports are all about pushing the limits, boldly going where nobody else has gone before (just so you know, Star Trek is definitely not extreme, but … Click to read the full article

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Top 5 List of Seriously Extreme Sports

You may have read my previous list of top five extreme sports.  However, these were the sports that most people should be able to do – if they have the guts to do it – in the knowledge that they … Click to read the full article

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Top 5 List of “Tame” Extreme Sports

We have talked about many different extreme sports on here and even subdivided them in categories (air, land, water and water).  But what exactly are extreme sports and what are the most extreme of extreme sports?  Basically, an extreme sport … Click to read the full article

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Should Boochie Be the Next Olympic Sport, and How Do We Make it Extreme?

Boochie is an absolutely fantastic game.  Originally developed as a game for children, it seems more and more adults are getting into it and office championships are starting to be developed.  It is no wonder, because it is a highly … Click to read the full article

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A Salute to Jake Simkins

Jake Simkins was one of the great BASE jumpers.  He had over 40 solo jumps to his name and loved the thrill and adrenaline rush that this most extreme of extreme sports can give you.  Unfortunately, on the 13th of … Click to read the full article

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Tightrope Walking

Tightrope walking – also known as funambulism – is one of the most extreme of all air sports.  It involves walking on a very thin rope or wire, preferably at very high heights.  Of course, it is regularly seen in … Click to read the full article

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Free Running

Free running is a skill based extreme sport that has dramatically increased in popularity in recent years.  Free runners are also known as practitioners, but a practitioner can also be involved in parkour, which is slightly different.  Basically, free running … Click to read the full article

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