WATER-SKIING
The twenties of the last century were for America the time of the dominance of technology. It was a time of motors and speeds. For less and less time, transoceanic…

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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…

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BELLY FLOP (BELLY-FLOP)
WE JUMP IN WATER RIGHT ANIMAL Humanity is such an unpredictable view that some of the things that people do are simply bewildering. Few people have traditional sports, so they…

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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

BELLY FLOP (BELLY-FLOP)
WE JUMP IN WATER RIGHT ANIMAL Humanity is such an unpredictable view that some of the things that people do are simply bewildering. Few people have traditional sports, so they…

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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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ALL ABOUT BUILDING
The debate on the topic: "What is building?" Is still ongoing. Some believe that this is a sport, only very unusual and extreme; others claim that this is just a…

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BLOBING
Recently, a new type of attraction, called blobing, has firmly entered the pantheon of basic water entertainment. It took quite a bit of time for a newcomer to attract public…

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