There are people who are contented with collecting items such as comics, figurines, old versions of typewriters and more. On the other hand, there are also those who are into sports like swimming, hockey, or soccer. However, the variation of hobbies does not stop here, as there are extreme sports that may cause your death. Call them adrenaline junkie, impulsive or whatever you like but it remains a fact that many people are addicted to some deadly hobbies. The following is the ranking based on how dangerous they are statistically speaking.
10. Bungee Jumping
Bungee jumping could be fun for some who enjoys doing it. They said that the exhilarating feeling that you will experience while jumping off a high bridge with only a rubber connected to your feet is priceless. Let us see if they will still have the same opinion after being the 1 in every 500,000 who falls victim to accidents during this jump.
Skydiving is exciting for those who are into it. They said that it feels like you are flying. However, accidents happen to a person in every 160,000 in this hobby. Precautions and standard operating procedures may apply but you cannot deny the fact that there is always the possibility of having trouble with your chute and splattering on the ground.
8. Deep sea diving
Scuba or the deep sea diving is a frightening hobby for there is a chance that 1 in 34, 400 will die from these. Making a wrong turn and getting lost deep under the water is deadly because you will run out of oxygen if you do not find your way up in time.
7. Ski Jumping
If you are lucky for most of the time, then the two strips of wood can help you land safely on the ground. Otherwise, you will end up as the one person in every 8,333 who dies by crushing landing.
Using a helicopter to jump off to your slope for skiing or snowboarding is adventurous. Would you still see it that way even if there were an avalanche behind you? It might help to say that 1 in every 5,560 are in danger of losing their life here.
5. Cliff Diving
It is evident at this moment that jumping from high places gives thrill to people making them crave for more. Failure to open your suit of chute quick enough before landing will make you the 1 in 2,317 who closed their life curtain because of this hobby.
Professional boxers may rake in a huge amount in this sport but no one knows what will happen in the ring. It may not be on purpose but accidents happen in 1 in 2,200 boxers who experience injury while fighting.
3. Rock and Summit Climbing
This can keep you physically fit but let us see how fit you will stay if it happens that a rope gives out while you were going down a rocky cliff. It is ranked 3rd for one in every 1,750 dies because of this. However, putting the death toll on the Nepal mountain climbing will put it in the 1st rank with a 1 in 167 death rate.
Competing in a fast-driven motorcycle with varying obstacles lead to the death in 1 in 1,000 who practice this sport.
1. Hang Gliding
An equipment malfunction coupled with troublesome wind current led to the death of 1 in 560 gliders.