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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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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COW COW
Since ancient times, mankind has tried to domesticate different types of animals, however, only some of them agreed to live next to human habitation. The rest were either too dangerous…

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YACHTING

At the words yacht, yachting, sailing, a picture immediately appears in my head – the warm sea, the sun, snow-white sails, girls in swimsuits and tanned young people in shorts. So it is, if you take a boat on a charter in the summer and go on a cruise along the Mediterranean Sea. In fact, yachting is multifaceted and interesting not only for such trips.

It is difficult to say when a person first used a sail to move on water. Historians cannot give a definite answer to this, but they are inclined to believe that somewhere between the time he began to walk on two legs and the way he invented the wheel. In those days, a sailing ship was, most likely, a raft or a dugout with a skin raised on a pole and was able to reach a speed of a couple of kilometers per hour. Today, NASA engineers consider the shape of the hull and sails of the racing yacht, and the budget of the team participating in international competitions is comparable to the budget of the Formula One team. The speed record for sailing today is more than 60 knots (110 kilometers per hour). Continue reading

SHARF SURFING

Surfing is one of the most extreme sports that makes you face the water element and test yourself for strength. In fact, it is riding on the waves using a special board called a surfboard. As a rule, it looks like this: a surfer catches a wave, usually moving towards the shore, and then begins to slide along its front or bottom, performing various tricks.

Surfing arose many centuries ago in Polynesia, and later began to practice in the Hawaiian Islands, which are currently considered the birthplace of this sport. Competition with the wave was a way to show your courage and strength to the spirit. Initially, this lesson was available only to representatives of the upper classes. It is believed that if the king could not cope with the wave, he was deprived of the throne. Continue reading

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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TRUCK JUMP VIA BOLID F-1
Today, transport has become an integral part of our lives and it is probably foolish to believe that this is only a means of transportation. For many, this is a…

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COW COW
Since ancient times, mankind has tried to domesticate different types of animals, however, only some of them agreed to live next to human habitation. The rest were either too dangerous…

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COW COW
Since ancient times, mankind has tried to domesticate different types of animals, however, only some of them agreed to live next to human habitation. The rest were either too dangerous…

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