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…

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COMPETITIONS ON BOATS MADE FROM BEER TANKS.
From childhood, everyone knows a poem in the translation of Samuel Yakovlevich Marshak about how the three sages decided to swim across the sea into a basin. But if they…

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SKIMBOARDING
Skimboarding is an underestimated sport on the board, the progenitor of which is surfing. Only skimboarders ride more often than not on the crest of a wave, they are well…

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WINDSURFING

Windsurfing is a type of sailing. This entertainment consists in running on the water a small board with a sail. The projectile itself is called a “sailing board” or “windsurf”, it consists directly of a small board (2 – 4.7 meters) made of floating material and a flexible sail.

In fact, this is also a sailing vessel, but without a helm, instead, it is controlled by tilting the mast and sail, or by tilting the board itself directly from side to side. A similar method is used when planing. Speed ​​control depends on the installation of the sail relative to the wind, which is carried out using a boom (the crossbar for which the athlete holds).

Despite the dependence on the wind, water spaces can be plowed with any of its strength. It all depends on the practice and dexterity of the windsurfer. In addition, it is possible to perform some tricks (jumps, coups, etc.), but this is the lot of professionals. Continue reading

RIVING ON THE RIVER – FOR EXTREME!

Descent by boat on a route in the highlands has long been known to extreme sports enthusiasts. Unlike other water sports, it does not require special skills, there are no age restrictions. Also, this sport is one of the more accessible types of extreme recreation in the mountains. Having tried river rafting with a low level of difficulty, people are captivated by the feeling of confidence that there is nothing complicated in this matter. As soon as a person enters a river with 4 difficulty levels, he begins to realize the whole risk. It is at the moment of intense fear that people remember that they are a team and become obsessed with one goal. Each person on board the boat turns into one living organism, following the instructions of the instructor. Obstacles are overcome with the help of precise and quick boat maneuvering, such as rapids, ramparts, stones, plums, barrels. Continue reading

FEAR AND FEAR OF DIVERS
Many people think that divers are fearless. This is a myth, because every person is afraid of something, and during diving you can meet a lot that could cause fear.…

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ICE SWIMMING
“Winter swimming”, swimming in the hole in Epiphany, dousing oneself with cold water in frost or rubbing oneself with snow — how can anyone be surprised today? The hardening of…

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YACHTING
At the words yacht, yachting, sailing, a picture immediately appears in my head - the warm sea, the sun, snow-white sails, girls in swimsuits and tanned young people in shorts.…

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OCEAN - A RICH UNDERWATER WORLD
The ocean is a rich underwater world, with its laws, treasures and inhabitants. He still remains a mystery to humanity. Diving into the depths of the sea, we discover the…

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