The most dangerous sports in the world
These sports can cause some seriously life-threatening injuries
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Due to their very nature, just about any sport can be dangerous. Sports require athletes to push their bodies to the limit and reach new heights, which can cause serious injuries. But then there are sports, especially extremes ones, that have a level of associated danger that can be life-threatening. While it may be hard to figure out which one is the most dangerous, you have to take into account the number of injuries as well as fatalities. And while certain sports seem obvious, some will surprise you.
From snowboarding to rugby, and even cheerleading, these are some of the world's most dangerous sports. Click on to discover them.
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