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;
a special diving mask covering the entire face of the athlete; Continue reading
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
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