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
Alexander Aleksandrovich Ilyin is one of the most extreme snowboarders, occupying 25th place in the world freeride rating. Standing on the board at the age of 26, he continues his dangerous career for 12 years. As an extreme sportsman claims, before starting skiing in the mountains he had a good office job. With the advent of a new hobby, Alexander began to devote more time to snowboarding.
Over time, she decides to leave the office with the words “why work when you can ride.” This decision turns his life upside down. In 2011, for the first time takes part in a freeride competition in Russia. He won prizes and came out the winner at the stages of the Russian Cup. And since 2012, he has been the winner and winner of the stages of the FWQ World League qualifying round (Freeride World Qualifier), moreover, he is part of the Russian team Jeremy Jones Snowboards. Winnings do not stop the snowboarder in his path, pushing for new commitments. Continue reading