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 attention, becoming a regular on almost all the beaches of popular sea areas.
In fact, the idea of blobing is simple, like all ingenious. The usual airbag, the sizes of which vary from 5 to 12 meters in length, is the very blob in whose honor this fun is named. The blob’s location is water, where the main action takes place. Another indispensable attribute in blooming is a jumping structure. It is this duet – the pillow plus the tower – that is the sung collective that brings a fountain of emotions, an ocean of delight and a hurricane of pleasures to its many fans. Continue reading
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
For a long time people were attracted by the opportunity to jump into the water from a great height. Sometimes it was an indicator of the jumper’s courage and courage. From here came such a sport as ski jumping. High Diving is a kind of diving, but with its own characteristics and differences. In other words, it is jumping from extreme heights. This sport is similar to cliff diving, which was established in 1992, and the first high diving competition was held in 1996. At the same time, the world high diving association was formed. It happened in the Swiss city of Aveno, where it is still located.
This sport is not professional, but is considered amateur and extreme. But this does not mean that it is less spectacular and worse than others. One of its features is that competitions are held in open waters, and jump platforms are set on rocks, buildings, etc. located next to it. Continue reading