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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
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
Since ancient times, mankind has tried to domesticate different types of animals, however, only some of them agreed to live next to human habitation. The rest were either too dangerous for domestication, or the reason was the impossibility of using certain representatives of the fauna for their personal purposes.
Cows are a great example, allowing a person to receive meat and milk to satisfy hunger. A cow was always valued and important for peasants, and at all times, to lose a cow meant to remain without a breadwinner. But in the modern world, the need for cows has gradually come to naught. When there are other ways to find food, cows only become one way of feeding. Continue reading