PARASAILING
Humanity has always sought to conquer the sky. Just remember the myth of the flight of Icarus, which took off, but crashed, rising too close to the sun. Later, Da…

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WAVE RIDING
Many have heard of such a water sport as wave riding. But what is it? Sport is an active water hobby in which a person rides a wave using a…

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ICE HOCKEY - THE MOST EXTREME WINTER SPORT
If the idea of ​​regular ice diving is not so scary, then you should think about ice hockey. Do not confuse with classic ice hockey or even underwater hockey. This…

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RACE ON THE TODD RIVER

There is a small town in Australia, Alice Springs. It was founded in 1871, and the reason for the construction of the settlement was the laying of a telephone line on the way to Darwin. The city is not rich in attractions, except that the Todd River is there. A characteristic feature of this river is that the water in it appears exclusively in the rainy season, and the rest of the time Todd “pleases” the eye with a dry riverbed. Nevertheless, such an annoying trifle did not become an obstacle for enthusiasts from the local meteorological service, who in 1962 were inspired by the idea of ​​holding a real sailing regatta on the river. Well, almost real. And really, is this not a unique case when the participants will not have to row with all their might, squinting at the rivals, but run racing, carrying boats in their hands. Taking the name of the Henley-on-Thames regatta in England as a model, in which the Cambridge and Oxford rowers find out every year, comedians from Alice Springs christened their event Henley-on-Todd. Continue reading

CHARACTER RACING (ANCIENT SPORT)
Story. Chariot races were first mentioned in Greek history, while the peculiarity of this historical fact lies in several specific details. Namely: Greece was a military country where the sports…

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SUP SURFING
Sapsurfing (Stand Up Paddle (SUP) - standing with an oar) is a water sport discipline in which long-distance competitions are organized using a board (slightly longer and wider than for…

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PARASAILING
Humanity has always sought to conquer the sky. Just remember the myth of the flight of Icarus, which took off, but crashed, rising too close to the sun. Later, Da…

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RUNNING - THE MOST ANCIENT SPORT
Story. As a sport, running first appeared in the cave period. It is known that for the right to participate in the hunt, many soldiers had to demonstrate their own…

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