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14 Unusual Sports You Should Be Paying Attention To

Never stop looking for the newest fun thing. Here are 14 oddball sports that should be on your radar, brought to you by Dodge Dart.

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1. Quidditch


Fans of the Harry Potter series have built Quidditch into a legitimate sport that's taking off on college campuses around the country. Don't be fooled by the broom you have to carry between your legs — this is a legit sport with hard hits.

2. Tournament Rock-Paper-Scissors

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There's a skill to Rock-Paper-Scissors that's often overlooked by novices. Supposedly the sport's greatest competitors can anticipate your next throw by subtle arm twitches and facial expressions.

4. Roller Derby

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This sport has seen a resurgence in recent years with amateur and pro leagues popping up around the country. Roller derby players throw hard elbows; it's a far cry from fake pro wrestling.

7. Segway Polo

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If you're an eccentric millionaire, don't let your Segway gather dust in the garage. Join a Segway polo league with your millionaire friends.

8. Freestyle Water Jetpacking


This sport is a little pricey, too. Specially designed water-powered jetpacks will let you fly though the air. Those lucky enough to participate compete by choreographing aerial routines.

10. Fish Netting


Fishermen in certain parts of the country with large fish migrations have created a unique sport out of netting fish in midair. You'll need a helmet, unless you're especially brave.

14. Tricycle Racing


Most thrift shops carry old plastic tricycles, which is all you need for a day of fun. This has become a big event in San Francisco where, every Easter Sunday, residents hold a race down Potrero Hill.

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