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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Velocarting
Cycling is a very popular sport. It consists in riding on special machines called bike maps. This kind of sport is very interesting and exciting. Many people come to see…

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AQUASTAND (AQUASTAND) - DRAWING UNDER WATER!
Ichthyander, the hero of the story of the same name by Alexander Belyaev, is familiar to many. He could be under water indefinitely, playing with dolphins, but nowhere in 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

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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Sailing Trimarans
Sailing, in particular the trimaran race, is rightfully considered an extreme sport. All participants in the race are at considerable risk. Under good weather conditions, a racing trimaran can reach…

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KAYAKING AT THE PUMPKINS
“The universe changes when you go kayaking,” the athletes say. From the surface of water, nature along the coast looks different. And you are completely new to perceive the body…

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SHARK SWIMMING
Shark swimming is an event that not everyone will decide on. Only experienced and self-confident drivers can allow swimming near marine predators. History of diving The first dives under water…

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