Top seven action sports that flopped

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Sure, certain action sports are undeniably contagious, they ‘push to new heights’ garnering consistent international media attention. But they had to start somewhere, and the sad truth is many extreme-sport beginnings also face extreme ends. Here’s a look at a few extreme-sport fads for which equipment is now collecting dust in basements everywhere. Read more at olympic.ca.

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Top seven action sports that flopped

  1. TOP SEVEN ACTION SPORTS THAT FLOPPED!
  2. STAND&UP)JET)SKI) Remember wanting one of these? It's like a sea-doo but you don't get wet because you're standing!!! False. You do get wet. PHOTO: Kawasaki 
  3. SKI)BIKE) Another abysmal intersection of a summer sport and our winter wonderland. No it is not as fun as it looks. Especially when you lose your bike and can't catch up to it. PHOTO: Patrice Fury/Rex Features
  4. KNEEBOARDING) Usually!reserved!for!the!non1water1skiing1inclined,!kneeboards!have!been! making!people!look!silly!since!the!1970s.!PHOTO:!xtremespots.com!
  5. SNOW BLADES Remember when the choice was skiing, snowboarding or snow blading? Yeah, not anymore. PHOTO: snowbladesonline.com
  6. SHOVEL RACING "I just want to be a champion shovel racer one day." - said no one, anywhere, ever. PHOTO: Atmosphere Photos Inc.
  7. TRAMPOLINE DODGEBALL ! Ok we admit this looks a little awesome. Until you land on the non-bouncy part face first. PHOTO: Sky Zone
  8. ICE YACHTING When it gets REALLY cold, it's nature telling you to go away and do something else. PHOTO: revolveronline.com   !!

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