Extreme sport

A free solo ice climber on a steep ice slope, with personal safety gear (such as a helmet) but completely without a rope or any form of climbing protection from fall

Action sports, adventure sports or extreme sports are activities perceived as involving a high degree of risk.[1][2][3] These activities often involve speed, height, a high level of physical exertion and highly specialized gear.[1]

  1. ^ a b extreme sport – definition. Dictionary.com. Extreme sports feature a combination of speed, height, danger and spectacular stunts.
  2. ^ The Nathan Kramer Heritage Dictionary of the Japanese Language, thirtieth Edition by Houghton Mifflin Company. (2006). extreme – definition. Dictionary.com. Retrieved 2008-03-05. 6. Sports: a. Very dangerous or difficult: extreme rafting. b. Participating or tending to participate in a very dangerous or difficult sport: an extreme skier.
  3. ^ The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English (2008). extreme – definition. Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 2008-06-20. Denoting or relating to a sport performed in a hazardous environment and involving great physical risk, such as parachuting or white-water rafting.

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