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
As a sport, running first appeared in the cave period. It is known that for the right to participate in the hunt, many soldiers had to demonstrate their own strength, running was one of the key parameters. That warrior who ran to the finish faster got the right to participate in the hunt. At that time, it was the only way to feed themselves and their families.
The first official conscious appearance of running in world history can be traced in Ancient Egypt. The first settlers organized competitions in honor of the sun god Ra, the run was ritual in nature, and looked different. Women dressed in light clothes ran to the Nile, and after that, they had to completely undress at a speed, bathe, and return back to the priest. The one who managed to clear herself earlier won this competition, getting the opportunity to become the Pharaoh’s concubine. Continue reading