Descent by boat on a route in the highlands has long been known to extreme sports enthusiasts. Unlike other water sports, it does not require special skills, there are no age restrictions. Also, this sport is one of the more accessible types of extreme recreation in the mountains. Having tried river rafting with a low level of difficulty, people are captivated by the feeling of confidence that there is nothing complicated in this matter. As soon as a person enters a river with 4 difficulty levels, he begins to realize the whole risk. It is at the moment of intense fear that people remember that they are a team and become obsessed with one goal. Each person on board the boat turns into one living organism, following the instructions of the instructor. Obstacles are overcome with the help of precise and quick boat maneuvering, such as rapids, ramparts, stones, plums, barrels. Continue reading
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 form of climbing; others believe that building is just a kind of parkour; and the fourth … do not believe and do not assume, because they simply do not know what it is. For them, in fact, this article is written.
The word “building” can not be literally translated from English. That is, it is possible, but such a translation, in practice, will do nothing. Judge for yourself: “building” is a building, and “bouldering” is a form of mountaineering. In general, by combining two short words, it turned out one long, but what a capacious concept. Continue reading