“Whoa Nellie”, indeed

30 08 2006

Matthew Broderick just broke his collarbone while riding a horse. This makes Broderick the fourth or fifth person I have heard of in recent months who was injured while riding a horse. This got me to thinking: how dangerous is horseback riding, especially as compared to, say, riding a motorcycle?

Read the rest at Freakonomics.

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31 08 2006
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Top 10 most dangerous sports

1 Basketball: 512,213
2 Bicycling: 485,669
3 Football: 418,260
4 Soccer: 174,686
5 Baseball: 155,898
6 Skateboards: 112,544
7 Trampolines: 108,029
8 Softball: 106,884
9 Swimming/Diving: 82,354
10 Horseback riding: 73,576

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