You have less of a chance of being injured playing paintball than you do golfing, boating, or even bowling! These statistics are based on all injuries requiring medical attention or causing the participant to lose at least 1 day of work. (Source: SGMA International)
The latest statistical data shows that there are only .2 injuries per 1,000 exposures; giving paintball the lowest injury rate of any “extreme” sport. According to Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association, the average player will only suffer an injury about once every 500 years.