Essay Sample 06

Музланова Е.С.

Музланова Е.С.

Comment on the following statement:

    Extreme sports have taken off in a big way over the last twenty years. However, quite a few people object to these dangerous sports, highlighting the risk of accident.

What is your opinion? Do you agree with this statement?
Write 200-250 words.
Use the following plan:
—    make an introduction (state the problem)
—    express your personal opinion and give 2-3 reasons for your opinion
—    express an opposing opinion and give 1-2 reasons for this opposing opinion
- explain why you don't agree with the opposing opinion
—    make a conclusion restating your position


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Some people think that extreme sports are safe enoughwhereas others do not agree. They consider them extremely dangerous.

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I think that extreme sports are quite safe. First of all, they help to develop particular skills to feel safe in diverse situations. These particular skills are attention, good reflexes, balance and so on. Second, sports like car racing or jumping from huge cliffs take a lot of preparation not to make a fatal mistake. If people follow all the instructions they are totally safe.

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At the same time there are people who say that all extreme sports can hurt one’s health and they have to be forbidden. A lot of people have lost their lives doing these sports.

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Well, one can hurt his health doing any sport. It does not mean that people should give up exercising because of some potential danger. Over exercising, can also lead to serious traumas no mater what you do. Nevertheless, if people follow all the instructions, they will usually be quite safe.

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In conclusion, I would like to say that there are a lot of unsafe things around and extreme sports are not an exception. I do not think that a person can avoid all dangerous situations in his or her life. Thus, I strongly believe that it is better to be prepared for them and extreme sports can help people with it.


In conclusionI would like to say that there are opposing views on this issue. At first sight extreme sports seem dangerous for live but in actual fact they can teach one how to behave in extreme situations. Thus, I strongly believe that it is better to be prepared for them and extreme sports can help people with it.

Read by George William Dole


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