Nerve (Fearless) Sports Ranked

Which sports are ranked highest for Nerve - 'the fear factor'? This list is based on an analysis of 60 sports by an expert team at ESPN. I have no qualms about the top sports in this list - these are the sports I would think twice about entering. I would personally put luge up higher on the list. See rankings for other components of fitness.

ranking sport rating (/10)
1 Auto Racing 9.88
2 Rodeo: Bull/Bareback/Bronc Riding 9.5
3 Ski Jumping 9
4 Boxing 8.88
5 Diving 8.38
6 Skiing: Alpine 8.38
7 Surfing 8.25
8 Horse Racing 8
9 Rodeo: Steer Wrestling 7.88
10 Bobsledding/Luge 7.75
11 Gymnastics 7.5
12 American Football 7.25
13 Martial Arts 6.63
14 Track and Field: Pole Vault 6.63
15 Skiing: Freestyle 6.63
16 Skateboarding 6.5
17 Rugby 6.5
18 Ice Hockey 6
19 Equestrian 6
20 Water Skiing 5.88


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