“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 the body is perceived in the order of things as a routine. And winter swimming tournaments, both regional and international, are held with enviable regularity in many countries of the world.
It is all the more pleasant because the first championship of a planetary scale in a completely new discipline took place in Russia. They went for this event for a long time, they were preparing for it, they were waiting for it. In the meantime, the athletes tirelessly trained, subjecting not only the body, but also the spirit to severe tests. Qualifying tournaments were held in Germany and Ireland, where applicants for the awards were able to feel what awaits them at the main start. Continue reading
It is far from news that the inhabitants of planet Earth are foolishly invented. And this is not about some crazy ideas that have not found a place in society, but rather have gained general recognition. This directly affects the field of sports, where there are a variety of national competitions. One of these is throwing. Just not easy. Give people just an excuse to throw something like that away and compete in this. So in the form of sport, which will be discussed further, namely, throwing fish at a distance or a festival under the name “Tunarama”. It is held in Australia and is very popular among the national population.
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