Some articles on adventure sport, sport:
... rafting, also known as White Water Rafting, is an adventure sport that challenges one’s ability to row against the current of rivers ... It became popular as a sport during the mid 1970s and is now the third most popular adventure sport in Nepal after mountaineering and trekking ... Other rivers where this adventure sport is a popular tourist attraction in Nepal are the Kali Gandaki, the Trisuli, the Bhote Koshi, the Marsyangdi and the Karnali ...
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