Argumentative Essay: Should Extreme Sports Be Banned?

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Extreme Sports have caused 4 million injuries since the year, 2000. And they are still being played! People are BMX biking, skateboarding, mountain-climbing, snowboarding and skiing, everyday. Is it really worth it to do a backflip on a snowboard knowing you could die? I don’t think it’s worth it, at all. If you did injure yourself playing an extreme sport, not only are you hurting yourself, you are also hurting your family and friends. You are hurting them in a different way. A more powerful way. Caleb Moore died from a snowboard crash. Before he died his uncle said,” The prognosis is not good, it is almost certain he is not going to make it, I’m going to miss that fellow”. Do you really think extreme sports are worth all of this? I don’t. If I found out that my brother had died climbing Mount Everest, I would have cried for a month. Extreme Sports should be banned because these sports are getting more dangerous every year, more people are dying each year, and extreme sports can be dangerous for more and more kids, not knowing the risks. …show more content…

How, you might ask? Well first there was the snowboard-backflip in 2002, it then became the double-backflip in 2006. What’s next? Another example is skydiving, then there was base-diving, then the wingsuit flying, and finally the 126,000 jump. What’s next? The space-jump, the quadruple backflip? Extreme Sports are going to get really dangerous. People are going to be injured everyday. Why? Because not only is the danger growing in Extreme Sports, the popularity is growing, too. In a century, extreme sports might get so big that they would replace P.E. There might be ski slopes and skate parks on every block! So what do we do? Ban them while they’re less popular. Ban them while we’re at it. We need to stop Extreme Sports before they get to

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