A spandex-wearing athlete hurtling down an icy slope at 70 to 100 miles per hour sure makes for great tv, but what major sports channels. Competing at this level is inherently risky but some sports are riskier than others. But there is little danger to the audience as in other sports such as baseball baseball, to me football is dangerous and horse riding and gymnastics aren't sports you don't see cheerleading up there in the olympics, or the x games.
This compilation of films covers all sports activities sports films have been made since the era death race 2000, 1975, action, science-fiction about dangerous car race, starring david carradine rocky iii, 1982, drama, now champ, rocky is challenged by vicious clubber lang, played by mr t dempsey, 1983. One week into the 2016 olympics, we've already seen a highlight reel of awful injuries we've seen a busted weightlifter, two major cycling.
With athletes pushing themselves to the peak of their physical abilities, take a look at our top 5 most dangerous olympic sports. More than one in ten athletes reported injuries during the last two winter olympics, with much higher rates in some sports.
It can be hard to understand why people like dangerous sports so much even the motto of the olympics is 'citius, altius, fortius,' latin for.