KAYAKING AT THE PUMPKINS
“The universe changes when you go kayaking,” the athletes say. From the surface of water, nature along the coast looks different. And you are completely new to perceive the body…

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COMPETITIONS ON BOATS MADE FROM BEER TANKS.
From childhood, everyone knows a poem in the translation of Samuel Yakovlevich Marshak about how the three sages decided to swim across the sea into a basin. But if they…

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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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Genuine diving

FAST DIVING – A SPORT FOR EXTREME
Ice diving is carried out in the cold season with the use of special equipment, safety net and a scuba diver passing a special training course. Such dives are carried out by athletes through special ice holes arranged in the ice cover of a freshwater or sea reservoir at a water temperature in the range from -1.9 ° C to + 4 * C of low visibility and illumination with limited fast access to the surface.

EQUIPMENT OF AN ATHLETE FOR ICE DIVING
The set of equipment for ice diving differs from summer equipment and includes the following accessories:

winter rubber suit (dry performance) with special insulation;
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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 training of the child was important to preserve his future life. Chariot races were a military sport, in which mainly warriors took part. It was they who trained to fight horses, since the chariot was not just a tank of the time, but allowed for a short time to transfer the army to the desired location, using only horses and the ability to lead them.
Many ship masters, in order to show the strength of their own products, took part in these races. Almost all the chariots were given to the army, because after that, choosing the models they liked, she ordered ships from the same tree. Continue reading

ICE HOCKEY – THE MOST EXTREME WINTER SPORT

If the idea of ​​regular ice diving is not so scary, then you should think about ice hockey. Do not confuse with classic ice hockey or even underwater hockey. This sport was conceived in 2005 by freediver Christian Redl and his training partner Jaromir Fukal. A few years later, 2007, the first world championship was held in the Austrian city of Weissensee, where the Finnish team won. Other gaming countries were the Czech Republic, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and Slovenia. The second world championship in underwater hockey was held in February 2013 in Weissensee (Austria), where Austria won the championship.

Despite the fact that people from northern Europe are the best sportsmen in winter sports, athletes from Austria were able to surpass everyone. The temperature of the “water” during the game reaches the mark of 5 degrees, which is why it is not surprising that the participants in the competitions are mainly residents of countries with harsh climates. Continue reading

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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WINDSURFING
Windsurfing is a type of sailing. This entertainment consists in running on the water a small board with a sail. The projectile itself is called a “sailing board” or “windsurf”,…

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WINDSURFING
Windsurfing is a type of sailing. This entertainment consists in running on the water a small board with a sail. The projectile itself is called a “sailing board” or “windsurf”,…

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WATER-SKIING
The twenties of the last century were for America the time of the dominance of technology. It was a time of motors and speeds. For less and less time, transoceanic…

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