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…

Continue reading →

EXTREME WATER JUMPING AT HIGH ALTITUDE
Many have seen competitions in diving from a tower at international competitions and wondered how athletes can jump from such a great height of 10 meters. But for some people…

Continue reading →

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…

Continue reading →

second

WINDSURFING

Windsurfing is a type of sailing. This entertainment consists in running on the water a small board with a sail. The projectile itself is called a “sailing board” or “windsurf”, it consists directly of a small board (2 – 4.7 meters) made of floating material and a flexible sail.

In fact, this is also a sailing vessel, but without a helm, instead, it is controlled by tilting the mast and sail, or by tilting the board itself directly from side to side. A similar method is used when planing. Speed ​​control depends on the installation of the sail relative to the wind, which is carried out using a boom (the crossbar for which the athlete holds).

Despite the dependence on the wind, water spaces can be plowed with any of its strength. It all depends on the practice and dexterity of the windsurfer. In addition, it is possible to perform some tricks (jumps, coups, etc.), but this is the lot of professionals. Continue reading

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…

...

PARASAILING
Humanity has always sought to conquer the sky. Just remember the myth of the flight of Icarus, which took off, but crashed, rising too close to the sun. Later, Da…

...

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…

...

KITSURFING - SPORTS FOR AMATEURS RIDE WITH THE WIND.
Kitesurfing is simply an amazing and wonderful sport. Equipment for him is very compact, so it does not take up much space. For skiing, the presence of waves and strong…

...