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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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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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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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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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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TUBING (WATER AND SNOW)
CHOOSE A TUBING PRODUCT Playing sports has recently become widespread. A healthy lifestyle promotes active pastime with the participation of all age groups. WHAT IS TUBING? Tubing is one of…

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SNORKELING (SNORKLING)
When you dive into the water with a mask and a breathing tube, you probably don’t suspect that at this moment you are engaged in a sport such as snorkeling…

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