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10 Hilarious Attempts to Invent New “Extreme” Sports

WHY WEREN'T THESE HORRORS STOPPED BEFORE THEY MADE IT ON FILM?

Extreme Pogoing: the future of action sports?

Why does everyone feel the need to reinvent the wheel when it comes to “action sports”? From horse boarding and jet surfing to xtreme sledding, YouTube is home to a whole host of wild schemes – probably concocted in someone’s basement at 3am after one too many beers. The promo videos are even worse, made in the sober light of day and subscribing to the WORST extreme sport cliches in existence.

I’m sure some people will point out that in the early days, snowboarding was also seen as a completely wacko idea. “Ban This Killer Craze” screamed a Daily Mail headline in the early 90s. And early pioneers in the states faced a constant barrage of disbelief – who wants to slide sideways on snow?! But seriously, we can’t imagine any of these ever catching on properly. I mean hangboarding? C’mon…

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