Most Difficult Sports in The World


Different sports have their difficulties and strength. You need a strong body and mind to accomplish most of difficult sports. Players need to present the skills and abilities of their body and their mind. Here are some sports that are difficult to play.

8. Skiing

Skiing is a difficult sport when players use skis to glide on snow. Firstly skiing was used for transport and after that this sport developed more and became an International race. Alpine skiing and Nordic Skiing started in the1930’s. The main discipline of Alpine Skiing are Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super-G, Alpine Skiing combined Downhill and the disciplines used for Nordic Skiing are Telemark, Ski Touring, Skijoring and Ski Flying.

7. Motor Cross

Motor Cross is a sport played on an enclosed off-road circus when contestant do their race. It is a sport that demands a strong physic and is done in all weather conditions. The sport evolved from motorcycle trials  competitions held in the United Kingdom. Freestyle motocross (FMX) events where riders are judged on their jumping and aerial acrobatic skills have gained popularity, as well as supermoto, where motocross machines race both on tarmac and off-road. Some other sports derived from Motor Cross are Supercross, Sidecarcross, ATV/Quad Motocross.

6. Swimming

Swimming is a hard competition when contestants try to swim faster and with all their might to win the race. They swim with various styles such as Butterfly Stroke, Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke. Swimming holds is name as “The Most Demanding Sport in the World” and of course is considered as the most difficult one.

5. Gymnastic

Gymnastic is a difficult sport that requires a lot of abilities such as strength, balance, flexibility, control, balance, coordination and a strong mind. The movements involved in gymnastics contribute to the development of the arms, legs, shoulders, back, chest, and abdominal muscle groups. Gymnastics evolved from exercises used by the ancient Greeks that included skills for mounting and dismounting a horse and from circus performance skills. The most common form of competitive gymnastics is artistic gymnastic, which consists of for women, the events floor, vault, uneven bars, and beam. For men it consists of the events floor, vault, rings, pommel horse, parallel bars, and horizontal bar.

4. Figure Skating

Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, pairs, or groups perform on figure skate on ice. It was the first winter sport to be included in the Olympic Games, which took place at the 1908 Olympic in London. The four Olympic disciplines are men’s singles, ladies’s singles, ice dance and pair skating.  The non-Olympic disciplines include synchronized skating, four skating and Theater on Ice. It is a difficult sport indeed that requires a lot of work, strength and balance.

3. Bull Riding

Bull Riding is a difficult sport too. A rodeo sport  that involves a rider getting on a bucking bull and attempting to stay mounted while the animal tries to buck off the rider. Well it is obvious that the bull will be angry but the contestants need to do the most to not fall on the ground, and this thing needs a lot of strength and balance. The contestant needs to stay more than 8 seconds and that’s why American bull riding has been called “the most dangerous eight seconds in sports.” They just use one hand gripped on a bull rope tied behind the bull’s forelegs. So put on the cowboy hats and boots and you are ready to go!

2. Cross Country Running

Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass. The course typically is 4-12 km and includes any type of terrain such as fields, woodland, flat grounds and sometimes hills. Schools started to participate on these races in 1837. A National Championship on December 7, 1867 was held on Wimbledon Common in south-west London. It is a sport that requires a lot of stamina and now it is considered as one of “The Most Extreme Sports in the World.”

1. Boxing

It is a sport that for sure deserves a place on this list. In boxing 2 people wear protective gloves and throw punches at each other for winning the game. You may think that it requires only strong punches but no. This sport needs techniques, a strong mind and determination. Boxing is overseen by a referee over a series of one-to-three-minute intervals called rounds. This sport has found some legends that still remain as ones.