Extreme Sports is otherwise known as action sport or adventure sport. Is a name given to variations of sports is which have a high level of danger.
These activities often involve speed, height, high level of physical exertion and spectacular stunts.
These sports differ from traditional sports due to the higher number of uncontrollable conditions.
Athletes in these activities compete not only against other athletes, but also against environmental obstacles and challenges.
An example of an extreme sport would be white water rafting or bmx stunts on ramps.
Extreme sports are a relatively modern form of sports and were incorporated into the Asian Indoor Games in 2005.