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Adventure, Extreme and Ultra-Endurance Sport List

Adventure sports, also known as adventure activities or outdoor sports, are recreational activities that involve physical challenges and often take place in natural, rugged, or remote environments. These sports typically require participants to step out of their comfort zones and confront elements of risk and uncertainty, making them distinct from traditional sports.

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Adventure sports encompass a wide range of activities, such as rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, white-water rafting, mountaineering, paragliding, skydiving, and many others.

Participants engage in adventure sports for the thrill, the connection with nature, personal growth, and the sense of accomplishment that comes from pushing their physical and mental limits in exciting and often unpredictable settings.

List of Sports

The following is a large list of sports that some people consider to be classified as Adventure or Extreme Sports. This list of adventure and extreme sports is not complete, every day people are coming up with more ways to get some thrills and spills. You may or may not agree with what is here, or you may want to suggest one that is not.

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