ICE SWIMMING
“Winter swimming”, swimming in the hole in Epiphany, dousing oneself with cold water in frost or rubbing oneself with snow — how can anyone be surprised today? The hardening of…

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HIGH DIVING
For a long time people were attracted by the opportunity to jump into the water from a great height. Sometimes it was an indicator of the jumper's courage and courage.…

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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…

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WATER CLIMBING OR PSICOBLOC

The modern world is characterized by rapid development. Sport is no exception! Currently, parasailing, ice half marathon, water climbing, which are combined sports, are gaining popularity. Let us dwell in more detail on the latter. It is also called Psicobloc. Translated literally, it means “psychological defense.” And there is a reasonable explanation for this. The organizers of the competition hoped that, overcoming the height and then making the jump from the top, the participants would be able to “turn off” the psychological defense of the person responsible for the feeling of fear.

It all started with the fact that athletes from the United States came to sunny Spain to relax before the competition. The island of Mallorca with its rocky shores and warm sea encouraged them to create a new sport called Psicobloc. The fact is that while climbing one of the coastal rocks, the climber broke and fell into the water. This was the basis of the rules of water climbing. Continue reading

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 this was not enough, and they founded a new extreme form – high diving.

Officially, the world federation was created in the mid 90s of the 20th century. One of the most popular varieties of this extreme entertainment is cliff diving. The first competitions in this sport were held in 2009. The season for athletes includes 8 stages of the World Series, in each of which they make a series of jumps from rocks 27 meters high. 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

CHARACTER RACING (ANCIENT SPORT)
Story. Chariot races were first mentioned in Greek history, while the peculiarity of this historical fact lies in several specific details. Namely: Greece was a military country where the sports…

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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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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…

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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…

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