(Ed. Note: The rankings take into account the human competitor's ability to defend himself, hide and/or escape from the vicious animal.)

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1. Javelin

2. NASCAR

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3. Tour de France

4. Diving

5. Marathon

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6. Horse racing

7. Water polo

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8. Gymnastics

9. Bowling

10. Hockey

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11. Golf

12. College football*

13. Baseball

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14. 400m hurdles

15. Soccer

16. Basketball

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44. Pro Football

45. Spelling bee**

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156. Boxing

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4,567. MMA

4,568. Competitive eating

4,569. World Series of Poker***

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* Anthropomorphic mascots temporarily cause confusion

** They would eat the bell lady first

*** They're really good bluffers