The term extreme sport refers to activities which involve a high degree of risk. These sports involve both speed and height as well as a high level of physical extension and specialised gear.
The term extreme sports was firstly used by marketing businesses in the 1990s to indicate and promote the X Games. Furthermore, the Extreme Sports Company used this term when the Extreme Sports Channel has been launched.
Nowadays, the term extreme sport refers to a competitive activity where the participants are subjected to unusual mental or physical challenges.
Extreme sports are usually disciplines which are practised by a young demographic and tend to be different from traditional sports.
Extreme sports for their nature can be extremely dangerous and provoke fatalities or other serious injuries.
These disciplines include activities such as water skiing, air racing, gliding, surfing, windsurfing, kiteboarding, parachuting, motocross and skateboarding.
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