Extreme sports conversation questions
A free printable worksheet of extreme sport discussion questions. Before starting this activity, get your class to brainstorm a list of the extreme sports they know. There is a list at the bottom of this page if you feel you need to add any.
The challenging words on this handout you may need to pre-teach are – adrenaline, rush, require, equipment, accident, gear, crawl, tight, and prepare. You may also need to go over the sports themselves as well.
The extreme sports conversation questions are –
What do you think extreme sports are? What makes them extreme?
What kinds of extreme sports are popular in your country?
Have you tried any dangerous or extreme sports? What did you do?
Would you ever jump out of a plane to go skydiving?
Have you ever had an adrenaline rush? What caused it? Did you enjoy it?
What do you think are the 3 most dangerous extreme sports?
What extreme sport are you most interested in trying?
Can you think of an extreme sport that doesn’t require any equipment?
Is there anywhere near your home to go white water rafting?
Have you or anyone you know had an accident doing dangerous sports?
Which extreme sports scares you the most?
Would you scuba dive with sharks for $50 000 USD?
Are you afraid of heights? Do you think you could free climb?
What kinds of safety gear should you wear for mountain biking?
Have you seen or heard of any crazy extreme sports? What are they?
Would you rather go snowboarding or surfing? Explain why.
Would you like to go caving? Would you crawl through tight spaces?
What things can go wrong when people do parkour?
What extreme sport do you think is the most expensive to do?
Many people have died climbing Mount Everest, why do people still do it?
Do you think that people who do base jumping are brave or stupid?
How would you feel if your mother wanted to go bungee jumping?
Would you try cliff diving? What is the highest you think you could jump from?
How would you prepare yourself to do an extreme sport?
List of extreme sports
Here is a list of extreme sports that may come in handy before (or after) discussing the extreme sports conversation questions.
Abseiling, Base Jumping, BMX freestyling, Canyoning, Body Boarding, Bungee Jumping, Cave Diving, Caving, Cliff diving, Free Climbing, Jet-Skiing, Kite Surfing, Hang gliding, Ice Climbing, Ice Diving, Luge, Rally Driving, Paragliding, Parasailing, Parkour, Kayaking, Motorcross Riding, Mountain Climbing, Rock Climbing, Sandboarding, Skateboarding, Skiing, Snowboarding, Surfing, Wakeboarding, Waterfall Kayaking, Waterskiing, White Water Rafting, Wingsuit Diving, Zip-Lining, Zorb.