BBC Home
Explore the BBC

CBBC

Guides: Extreme sports

Last Updated: Monday August 01 2005 15:04 GMT

What are extreme sports?

BMX action.
Extreme sports are about exhilaration, skill and danger.

They do not normally involve teams and there are very few rules.

People who take part use their skills and experience to control the risks.

That control is what makes them sports and not just dangerous behaviour.



BBC Homepage >> | CBBC Homepage >>

Meet the Team | Help | Contact Us | News sources | Privacy & Cookies Policy