Discard the old assumptions of extreme sports athletes being high on drugs and being irresponsible people who don’t give two figs about their lives. This infographic by Extreme Sports Land actually brings to light why they do what they do, and how they become better people because of it. Did you know that extreme sports athletes have better reflexes and concentration skills than the average person? This could be because they understand the dangers of their sport, and train accordingly, honing their body and minds to overcome the challenges that lay ahead. But discipline is key to a successful day doing an extreme sport – because anything less than perfect could mean the world to you.