World Surf League
Extreme sports are increasingly attracting those wishing to get a fair amount of adrenaline. There are already many winter sports that are considered extreme, among them several types of snowboarding: snowboarding, it’s just skiing from the mountain with the help of a board. A more extreme sport is freeride, when a descent from a mountain with a board passes along a virgin snow, and a halfpipe is a descent from a mountain with a board while performing acrobatic jumps and upheavals. Just getting down from the mountain on the board became boring, so we decided to add a technical pepper. Continue reading
Surfing is one of the most extreme sports that makes you face the water element and test yourself for strength. In fact, it is riding on the waves using a special board called a surfboard. As a rule, it looks like this: a surfer catches a wave, usually moving towards the shore, and then begins to slide along its front or bottom, performing various tricks.
Surfing arose many centuries ago in Polynesia, and later began to practice in the Hawaiian Islands, which are currently considered the birthplace of this sport. Competition with the wave was a way to show your courage and strength to the spirit. Initially, this lesson was available only to representatives of the upper classes. It is believed that if the king could not cope with the wave, he was deprived of the throne. Continue reading