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8 Action Sports That Deserved to Die

We're glad these short-lived fads are gone!

What the hell?

Imagine donning full motorcycle leathers and crash helmet, lying down on one of those things mechanics roll about under cars on, and then racing your mates down a stupidly large hill at incredible speed, weaving around hay bales.

That’s street luge in a terrifying nutshell.

Did anyone actually do it?

Looking like a meatier John Frusciante, Biker Sherlock was the dominant name in the sport, and rarely a stranger to the top step of a podium.

However, Rat Sult deserves a mention as well, partially for his gold medal in X Games 98 but also for having the gnarliest/stupidest (delete as applicable) name in the business.

Why it deserved to die…

Long-haired, increasingly aging men dressed head-to-toe in skin-tight leather, speeding down a hill on a wheeled tray wasn’t popular with the viewing masses?! Surely not…


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