June 12, 2012 3:26 PM | By Ian Harrison, MSN Sports
Sports for the 'one per cent'

The 99 per cent crash the party in Montreal



Wondering how the other half work up a sweat? Here's a look at some sports that tend to be cash-intensive (© THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Graham Hughes)
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  • Wondering how the other half work up a sweat? Here's a look at some sports that tend to be cash-intensive (© THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Graham Hughes)
  • Rowing - Sports for the one per cent (© AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
  • Downhill Skiing - Sports for the one per cent (© ANP Photo/The Canadian Press)
  • Croquet - Sports for the one per cent (© The Canadian Press Images/Image Source)
  • Tennis/Racquetball/Squash - Sports for the one per cent (© Charla Jones/Globe and Mail)
  • Golf - Sports for the one per cent (© AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
  • Formula 1 - Sports for the one per cent (© REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger)
  • Horse Racing - Sports for the one per cent (© AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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It might just be the richest sport in the world, and it landed in Québec this weekend, just as the province is wrapped up in a mix of anger, resentment and riots over student tuition hikes and a debate about social justice. Talk about timing! And Formula 1's Canadian Grand Prix certainly fanned the flames of anger in la belle province, as the race, seen symbolically as a sport for the uber-rich elites...the "one per cent" if you will, came face to face with the popular uprising. Still, it's hardly the only athletic pursuit commonly associated with wealth. Wondering how the other half work up a sweat? Here's a look at some sports that tend to be cash-intensive.

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