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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CHARACTER RACING (ANCIENT SPORT)
Story. Chariot races were first mentioned in Greek history, while the peculiarity of this historical fact lies in several specific details. Namely: Greece was a military country where the sports…

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TICK DRAGGING
More and more young people and professional athletes prefer active recreation and getting a boost of vigor with the help of extreme sports, the determining condition for which is the…

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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 liners crossed the Atlantic, pilots took a height record one after another, racers squeezed the maximum possible out of their Bugatti and Dewey. “Air attractions” toured all states, in which pilots performed aerobatics.

Ralph Samuelson, an ordinary guy from Minnesota, also wanted to become “one of those who make America great.” June 28, 1922, he made his first attempt to conquer the expanse of water on skis towed by a boat. Ralph stayed on the water for only a couple of seconds. But by trial and error, Samuelson achieved stability and already on July 2 a motor boat, driven by his brother, cut through the waters of Lake Pepin. Ralph Samuelson, holding on to a rope tied to the stern, rushed thirty meters behind. 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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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…

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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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AKVATLON
Underwater wrestling, commonly known as Aquatlon, is a water sport in which two masked and fins compete under water in an attempt to peel off each other’s ankle. HISTORY OF…

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