There are many sports that require not just time and energy but also a substantial amount of money. Today we want to talk about three of them.
To get relaxed and rejuvenate the best thing to do is by playing sports. It would not be an exaggeration to state that they are the “Coolest” things on this planet earth.
It's nice to know the most expensive sports in the world, so you should know making the decision of pursuing any of these sports will has the potential of emptying your pockets:
Hot Air Balloon Racing
Hot Air Balloon Racing has recently got much acclaim as a sport. It is one of the most expensive sports in the world. One has to pay nearly $300 for one hour ride on the balloon. Most participants have to own their balloons which come at a huge cost.
A hot air balloon can cost about $20,000. Plus participants must be trained and should be well versed with safety measures related to this sport. The cost of training a pilot on these balloons is also high and can be as much as $3000.
Ski Jumping is a very famous and interesting sport. However, playing this sport is highly expensive and that’s the reason it finds a place in this post on most expensive sports in the World. The equipment cost can be about $2500.
Plus the recreational ski jumping is also immensely expensive and can be played only by the elite. For example, a jumper needs to pay $100,000 to go for this ride. More than that, it is an insured sport due to high risk.
The Whitianga Festival of Sports
Now the most expensive sport in the world is Whitianga Festival of Speed. It is a very famous sport in New Zealand and is conducted every year. The sport requires a helicopter, boat, and involves ski racing and helicopter racing as well.
Owning the equipment used in this sport is hugely expensive and cost millions of dollars. It is recognized as the most expensive sports teams in the world.