In the world today, there are many sports, some of which are completely ordinary and familiar to any person. However, among them there are very impressive and non-traditional sports, one of them is underwater hockey. This is a relatively young sport, 1954 is considered the official date of its creation. This game was first played by Alan Blake, a diver. He wanted to diversify his underwater training and thus came up with a new sport. The first official game was held only after 8 years in 1962 in Vancouver. Since then, underwater hockey has become quite famous and popular hobby.
The pace of development of underwater hockey is truly amazing. Of course, when a person first hears the name of this sport, he has various questions. Imagine how exactly they play this game is difficult. In fact, underwater hockey is a type of ordinary hockey, the only difference is the venue for training and competition: all the game takes place at the bottom of the pool. Continue reading
Motorboat racing is often compared with the competition of marine boats, as they are connected by one regulation, which is why the name arose.
The World Championship as well as the Middle East Championship are held for this sport.
Foundation History: motorboats appeared almost at the same time as cars. The famous German designer G. Dyler in 1886 invented the world’s first motor boat and named it “Neckar”. In 1889, French athletes drew attention to this invention, and at the same time organized the first international boat competitions. In 1908, this sport became part of the Olympic Games. The Soviet Union also did not lag behind and in 1900 the first Soviet catamaran was invented. He worked on a gasoline engine and could reach speeds of up to 13 km / h. The first such competition on our land was the initiative of the St. Petersburg Yacht Club. Also in 1907, the Soviet engineer Lutsky, on his own invented boat, participated in competitions in Germany. Continue reading