Articles on Unique or Extreme Sports

Lacrosse: The Fastest Growing Sport in America

As America’s fastest growing and oldest sport, many might find themselves choosing to play lacrosse this season over football or soccer. With a long and often unknown history in North America, this originally Iroquois field sport has been rapidly growing in popularity and will soon be found in your high-school. In our age of technological efficiency filled with high speed social media, Tweeting and lightning-fast video games, it’s no wonder why young athletes are … [Read more...]

Mixed Martial Arts: True Sport or Mindless Brutally

Mixed Martial Arts, or MMA, has always had a mixed reputation for it's form of near unrestricted hand-to-hand combat. The sport's rules, which allow fighters to strike with knees and elbows, and continue to pummel a fallen opponent, ground fighting with choke holds, make it clear that MMA is indeed the ultimate style of fighting. Though many are offended by such an apparently rule-less form of combat, crowds are being drawn to MMA venues such as Ultimate Fighting … [Read more...]

Paintball Basics

Paintball is a safe, simple yet challenging and strategic sport that is played usually by two teams, each with at least two players. Adults and kids alike enjoy this sport as they often refer to it as an advanced or improvised game of tag. Tournaments attract many spectators of all ages, as it is a very exciting game to watch. Paintball games are of various types, however, the most popular game often played is called "capture the flag". The object or the goal of … [Read more...]