History of surfing and windsurfing
It is believed that the first surfers were Polynesians. According to Polynesian legends, their ancestors practiced skating on the board long before the settlement of the Polynesian islands. The first…

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Diving is extreme or not.
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…

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MAT HOFFMAN - REAL EXTREME!
The world-famous athlete Matt Hoffman - a representative of the extreme discipline BMX - at the age of 14 was already known as a popular personality among colleagues, and at…

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Diving Dangers – Real and Imaginary

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

The essence of working with an aerobatic kite

The essence of working with an aerobatic kite is to develop the skills necessary for piloting a full towing kite.

The first thing you need to learn to do is lift the kite into the air and hold it at its zenith, at the point of minimum traction and maximum stability.

To raise the aerobatic kite into the air, it is necessary to lay it on the ground with domed slings to the sky, and the trailing edge to the wind. When laying the kite, the handle should be on the ground at a distance equal to the length of the lines. That is, the slings should not be confused, and the handle should lie next to the kite. Continue reading

Snowboarder Sean White
In 2007, Sean was the first Winter X-Games snowboard champion. In addition, he is editor of the snowboard magazine. Sean is the only one in the world to win the…

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How to escape from an avalanche
Snow avalanches themselves, about where the probability of their descent is greater, where there is less, how to independently determine the avalanche hazard of a potential skiing place, is described…

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Wonder Boy's last trick: Dave Mirra committed suicide
“The rock and roll star must die,” is the song in one of the songs of the Spleen group. After death, an ordinary star will become a real legend. Partly…

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Speleology
Speleology (from the Greek. Spélaion - cave and lógos - word, doctrine) - a complex science, a branch of natural science engaged in a comprehensive study of caves - their…

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