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
This kind of competition, like racing, first appeared many thousands of years ago. Then race horses and chariots were used for this. Now the possibilities of this sport are much wider due to the engine of progress. But whatever the new way to chase, people always want something else. Come up with another sophisticated way to prove that you are the fastest on a particular type of transport. So they came to this world of race on makeshift cars.
The well-known company for organizing various types of extreme and non-standard festivals Red Bull, took on the role of organizer of the next competitive show called Soapbox Race. The opening of the festival took place in Belgium in the year 2000 and since then has gained incredible popularity so much that a couple of years later, Red Bull held it in more than 100 countries around the world. Next year, the festival will celebrate its second dozen and promises to be eventful. Continue reading