Paintball is the Fastest Growing Sport

Paintball games replaced snowboarding as the fastest growing sport in 2002, according to a survey by the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA). With 24.4% growth, paintball games attracted 6.9 million participants in 2002.

According to NSGA, the No. 2 fastest growing sport is water skiing, which showed an 18.4% increase to 6.9 million participants.