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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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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5 most extreme sports (part 2)
Volcano Surfing If skiing or sledding in the snow is not extreme enough, it's time to go on a trip to an active volcano. Landing on a volcano or surfing…

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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

RACES ON CREATED CARS
This kind of competition, like racing, first appeared many thousands of years ago. Then race horses and chariots were used for this. Now the possibilities of this sport are much…

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KAYAK JUMPING FROM WATERFALLS
Kayaking ─ is not only water sports or tourism, but also active recreation on the water in a special boat (kayak). Extreme kayaking includes rafting on rough water and jumping…

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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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