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It doesn’t matter if you are on top of the world’s most treacherous mountain, floating down dangerous rapids, or in the darkest neck of the woods, there is always risk when to participate in extreme sporting activities.

More than 4 million injuries have resulted from extreme sports accidents from 2000 through 2011, according to data collected by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, some even fatal. In 2012, an Alaskan Heli-skiing company was sued after two skiers were killed in an avalanche. In May 2016, a Maine rafting company was scrutinized when a Boy Scout chaperone was killed after falling of the raft. And most recently, in November 2016, police have investigated how and why a hunter was accidently shot and killed while with a hunting party in Western New York.

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