Between us, to jump from a bridge 100 meters high, it’s not necessary to have great abilities. There is enough desire to experience mortal fear. You will also need a long elastic rope that you need to tie to your legs, and – hurray! Head into the abyss. Just like James Bond.
Is it that simple? Of course. This proves the very popularity of “bungee jumping”, as rope jumping from dizzying heights is called: they have already become fashionable in California, Italy, Australia and New Zealand, becoming a new stunning attraction, accessible, however, for everyone. In Jamaica, for example, such a jump costs only $ 20. Where there are no high bridges, the tops of cliffs hanging over the sea, or gigantic trees, are used. As a last resort, they might even throw you off a helicopter – if you agree to pay well. Continue reading
Sport is a way to overcome oneself, reach the limit of physical capabilities and step over them. Ivan Savkin repeatedly demonstrated this in practice, defeating his own records. His achievements are included not only in the history of Russian sports, but also in the Guinness Book of Records.
CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH
Ivan Sergeevich Savkin was born on the first day of 1985 in the capital of Russia. The boy’s family often moved. At the age of seven, Ivan began to live in Yalta, then Crimea became his home.
At the beginning of the new millennium, a dramatic change in scenery – moving to Vladivostok. It is there Continue reading
Fear of the first dive often becomes the main braking moment, preventing the tourist from joining a new type of outdoor activity. However, diving, especially recreational, can be called extreme sport only for advertising purposes. Scuba diving, as well as skiing, has its own difficulty levels, and there are practically no serious dangers for beginners – after all, no one puts neophyte skiers, confusing the yoke with a telemark, right on the black track. Of course, the person who wore the wetsuit for the first time in his life will experience excitement – and what more! But if you dive with modern equipment and carefully consider the briefing, then this excitement will remain just a pleasant surge of hormones before diving into the unknown. The real “extreme” – great depths, tangible currents, night dives, ice and speleo diving – the lot of Continue reading