EXTREME WATER JUMPING AT HIGH ALTITUDE
Many have seen competitions in diving from a tower at international competitions and wondered how athletes can jump from such a great height of 10 meters. But for some people…

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SKIMBOARDING
Skimboarding is an underestimated sport on the board, the progenitor of which is surfing. Only skimboarders ride more often than not on the crest of a wave, they are well…

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ALLOY ON A MOUNTAIN RIVER IN DARKNESS IN LED LIGHTS.
USA, Washington. Night haze and the characteristic sounds inherent in a pond. So it is, this Little White-Salmon is a mountain river with all the relevant attributes: fast wayward course,…

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SUP SURFING

Sapsurfing (Stand Up Paddle (SUP) – standing with an oar) is a water sport discipline in which long-distance competitions are organized using a board (slightly longer and wider than for ordinary surfing) and a one-blade paddle. Racing is carried out on vast expanses of water: the coast of the sea or ocean, lake, full-flowing river.

The Initial Sapsurfing
The homeland of this sport (Ku hoe he’e nalu) is considered the Hawaiian Islands. Europeans in 1778 described how Hawaiians on oar boards go out to the “big” water. They could silently get to the territory of the enemy, and the paddle pointed at the top was used as a spear or fishing harpoon.
In the middle of the 20th century, amateurs and journalists “went out” to take photographs from the water of athletes training or tourists trying to master surfing. Continue reading

SHARK SWIMMING

Shark swimming is an event that not everyone will decide on. Only experienced and self-confident drivers can allow swimming near marine predators.

History of diving

The first dives under water began at the dawn of human existence. The first scuba gear was an ordinary straw. It is clear that in such conditions a person could not be under water for a long time.
The first breakthrough in the development of diving is associated with the invention in England and France of the first diving suits. With the development of technology, equipment was also improved.
In the 19th century, the first wetsuit and the likeness of scuba gear were invented. In the next century, divers equipment improved and added rubber flippers. Continue reading

AKVATLON

Underwater wrestling, commonly known as Aquatlon, is a water sport in which two masked and fins compete under water in an attempt to peel off each other’s ankle.

HISTORY OF CREATION
Aquatlon received its development in the 80s of the last century. Its founder is Igor Ostrovsky, a Russian coach in underwater sports. Underwater wrestling was first presented at the Moscow Technological University in April 1982. This event was a huge success, therefore, back in 1993, international competitions were held in the capital. In March 1996, representatives of the diving federation of many countries met to create the IAA (International Aquatlon Association). The main goal of this organization is to modernize sports, support athletes and develop their talents, create national federations and associations, ensure the adoption of international competition rules and authorize official international competitions. Continue reading

WAKEBOARDING BY BOAT.
The unknown word "wakeboarding" for many people hides a sport, namely, water skiing on the board. Conventionally, this entertainment is divided into two varieties: movement attached from electric traction (cable)…

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OCEAN - A RICH UNDERWATER WORLD
The ocean is a rich underwater world, with its laws, treasures and inhabitants. He still remains a mystery to humanity. Diving into the depths of the sea, we discover the…

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AQUASTAND (AQUASTAND) - DRAWING UNDER WATER!
Ichthyander, the hero of the story of the same name by Alexander Belyaev, is familiar to many. He could be under water indefinitely, playing with dolphins, but nowhere in this…

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KAYAK JUMPING FROM WATERFALLS
Kayaking ─ is not only water sports or tourism, but also active recreation on the water in a special boat (kayak). Extreme kayaking includes rafting on rough water and jumping…

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