Toughest, Most Physically Demanding Sport?
Posted 07 April 2007 - 01:41 AM
Something that absolutely would k*ll lesser men, and would require athletes at an elite athletic level.
My votes would be
-80 minutes non-stop action
-requires numerous athletic skills/traits, cardio, strength, speed, hand-eye coordination
-requires that players take monster hits with very little protective gear
-requires the most athleticism
-very physically demanding
-only people at an extreme level of athleticism can compete.
Mixed Martial Arts (UFC Style fighting)
-requires elite level fitness (strength, speed, endurance)
-requires multiple skills (boxing, kickboxing, wrestling/grappling)
-insane amounts of cardio
what do YOU think is the toughest sport?
Posted 07 April 2007 - 02:06 AM
nfl, nascar, f1
f1 is definitely physically demanding, nascar not so much as you only go around and around
f1 is long, the track is different each time, and you barely have time to rest or even relax, you might die if you do.
Posted 07 April 2007 - 02:30 AM
Posted 07 April 2007 - 05:59 AM
Pag sinabi ko kasi Cycling eh hindi ganun kahirap yung dating. Kasi may Cycling competition na hindi gaano kahirap.
Pero pag Tour de France ito ang mahirap talaga sa mga nakita ko competition.
Edited by edc, 07 April 2007 - 06:11 AM.
Posted 07 April 2007 - 07:47 AM
3. American Football / Rugby
4. Football / Soccer
Posted 07 April 2007 - 07:53 AM
Wrestling => yung acting ang mahirap dito, kaya maraming nadisdisgrasya dito eh, kahit scripted, isang fatal mistake ... end of career.
Posted 07 April 2007 - 08:11 AM
NFL - even with the pads, you still hear the THUD. kaya nga ang mga career short lang
Posted 07 April 2007 - 11:25 AM
Though F1 is hard, its more demanding on the mental aspect.
F1 athletes require athletes in top physical shape.
they do weight training, and cardio just to keep fit
when was the last time you saw an overweight F1 driver?
sa x games kahit kumpleto ka ng safety gear mababalian ka pa rin ng buto,
x games is an event, which sport of the x games are talking about?
personally I'd pick the Decathlon over the triathlon. and rugby over NFL
NFL although it's very physical has action only for less than 3 minutes every sequence, then you rest for a minute then go at it again. When the ball switches sides you (depending on what you specialize in) get to sit down.
Rugby is non-stop
I'd even say that hockey is tougher than the NFL. One of the fastest sports on earth, played on an artificial surface, hits galore, trying to follow a hard rubber object flying around at 400km/h, plus you get to fight occassionally.
Posted 07 April 2007 - 11:42 AM
have you seen those nfl guys after they retire? marami silang nirereklamong nararamdaman sa katawan. puro kawawa. pero wala silang pangpagamot kasi around $100-$500 lang ang pension nila dahil saglit nga lang ang career. you dont see basketball players, or baseball players, or even hockey players take that kind of punishment after they retire.
Posted 07 April 2007 - 09:37 PM
The above plus: F1 racing (yes, it has a physical component but IMHO it really is more mental)
Posted 07 April 2007 - 10:44 PM
Posted 07 April 2007 - 11:10 PM
This is not possible in a 1vs1 situation. Not only it is physically demanding, but the physical abuse is brutal. Bleeding really sucks energy levels away.
Posted 09 April 2007 - 01:46 AM