- 31 August 2012 | Surfing
Extreme sports enthusiasts are always risking lives for the pleasures of adrenaline. Insurance protection in surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing and bodyboarding is a reality and you only need a small investment to protect yourself, if anything goes wrong.
Accidents happen, every day. Water sports and board sports have a higher prevalence of unwanted injuries and several physical punishment.
Unintended collisions or falls, reef hits,wipeouts, near-drowning brain damages, deep fin cuts, board accidents, infections, surfer's ear and broken bones are some of the unplanned event that may change your life forever.
Insurance for extreme sports are not expensive and will cover a series of requirements in the wave rider's daily activity, from physiotherapy to legal expenses.
Water sports travel insurance is a constant debate. Airline companies lose surfboards or break your favorite surfboard. What will you do? There are insurances policies which cover and protect your luggage and gear, from one single trip to multiple travels around the globe.
Also, will you be having immediate medical expenses? Have you lost all your personal documents, money and credit card and repatriation is the only way out? That is when insurance for watermen is decisive.
Obviously, insurance policies for extreme sports will not the likelihood of massive wipeouts, but they will that you won't have to pay to recover from the accident. Don't forget to demand 24-7 emergency service, free choice of medical support and immediate repatriation, if needed.
Extreme sports insurance policies can go from $50 to $125 dollars, per year of protection. Surfing, windsurfing and bodyboarding are considered to be sports with low risk of injuries (level 1). Kitesurfing sits in the medium risk sports (level 2).
SportsCover Direct, Sinclair Insurance, XSI Sports Insurance, IMG and Dogtag are some of the insurance companies protecting adventure sports enthusiasts like you.