Ski acrobatics. The type of discipline speaks for itself: complex acrobatic stunts are performed on skis. For this purpose, a specially prepared profiled huge springboard is used, which is designed for thousands of spectators to watch the participant. The entire route consists of three main parts: acceleration mountains, freestyle platforms with various types, complexity and size of ski jumps for jumping, and a steep slope for landing.
At competitions only jumps, such as somersaults, screws, free jumps, which are previously declared and approved by many years of practice in the sports world, are performed in advance. Jumps for flight, form and landing are evaluated, the main criterion is complexity.
Mogul – a type of discipline closest to the actual conditions of descent along unequipped mountain slopes. Mogul involves a descent along a dangerous hilly slope, the protrusions of which are called so – moguls. In principle, tracks Continue reading
Base jumping – jumping from high-altitude objects of artificial or natural origin using a special parachute (English B.A.S.E jumping).
Base jumpers are people doing this kind of extreme jumping.
The basis of base jumping is, of course, the traditional parachuting.
Base jumping (base-jumping) is the most dangerous form of extreme sports. The price of error is life.
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Diving – (from the English. Diving – diving) is a fairly voluminous term, including from usual diving with a mask, to an extreme variety – diving to a depth of several tens of meters, using breathing apparatus.
Divers – people involved in this type of recreation or sport.
Since a literal translation from the English word diving simply means diving, this means that any person, even a child, having plunged headlong into the water, can be considered a diver. Despite this, nowadays diving using special equipment is considered to be diving. Continue reading