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These are the sports that get your heart pumping, your muscles aching, and your sweat dripping. From rowing to waterpolo, and soccer, these sports may be rewarding, but dang! They’re hard! WatchMojo counts down the Top 10 Most Physically Challenging Sports.

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#10. Rowing
#9. Water Polo
#8. Soccer
#7. Triathlon
#6. Hockey
#5. American Football
#4. Rugby
#3, #2 & #1???

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  1. Lacrosse didn’t even make this???😂 your literally smacking people with huge metal bars 😂 and running and hitting everyone

  2. American football at number 5 is a joke. While i love the sport, there is about 11 minutes of actual play during the 60 minute game time…. And the same people arent on the field for all those 11 minutes.

    • You will learn what true suffering is my friend. Rowing is a pain sport because of the build up of lactic acid

  3. Anybody who wants to show me an iron cross on the rings step right up. Gymnastics has got to be up there.

  4. In what universe is Soccer more physically demanding than waterpolo?! I play soccer regularly, but waterpolo… Oh man, that’s torture in sport form…

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