Extreme sports such as sky diving and skiing are very dangerous and should be banned. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this view?

In the
last
few decades extreme sports have become more and more popular. Some people believe that these activities should be prohibited because they are potentially harmful. Whilst I largely disagree with the above statement, I have a number of reservations about
this
.
Firstly
, it is interesting to consider that 95% of people playing these sports do not get injured, whereas statistics say that the majority of accidents occur within the domestic wall, particularly the kitchen.
This
is considered to be the riskiest place in the house. Whilst most of the people playing extreme sports are aware of the risks, often people who cook and cut food are not.
Secondly
, those who practice an extreme sport have a right to make choices about his or her life.
Banning
Suggestion
Benign
sports like skydiving and skiing would be an unacceptable violation of their personal freedom. As I said, I only partially disagree because it is inevitable that what we decide to do affect other people.
For example
, it is clear that parents and friends of a skydiver could be worried for him or her.
Moreover
rescues are often expensive and an imprudent practice of extreme sports may cause more social costs. To conclude, extreme sports should not be banned, as
this
would be an infringement of personal freedom and an overreaction to the small number of people injured in
this
sports.
Submitted by clemente.emiliano on

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