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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Ski resorts
Alpine skiing and snowboarding are those types of outdoor activities and extreme entertainment that, if possible without special infrastructure, they certainly are not comfortable without it. And since skiing has…

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What is base jumping?
This is a sport for real extreme sportsmen - those who are not afraid to tickle their nerves. The media played an important role in its popularization. Thanks to media…

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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 the same, as stated in the song, the “axiom” applies to sports, especially to its extreme varieties.

On Thursday, February 4, 2016, extreme cyclist Dave Mirra became a legend. The body of the famous biker was found in his own van in the area where he allegedly visited friends. Death came from a gunshot wound, which, according to the police, the 41-year-old athlete inflicted on himself.

Wonder boy
Dave Mirra was born in a small provincial town of Chittenango in the state of New York in an average working American family. Mirra was the second child and grew up with an older brother named Tim. The boys knew the bitterness of the loss early, because when Dave was only four years old, his parents divorced – his mother left the family. The guys remained in the care of their father. Continue reading

“Red Angels” Alpine Peaks

The town of Zermatt in the Swiss Alps, at first glance, is no different from neighboring towns and villages. The same neat houses with a bright smear of indispensable geranium on the window are also unpretentious and at the same time cozy cafes, bars and bistros; on the streets, as elsewhere in alpine towns, the multilingual rumble of tourists. They perfectly understand each other without translators. The euphoria of novice climbers, wherever they come from, helps them in communication. Everyone who comes here, of course, seeks to climb to the top, known as the main local attraction.

It is loudly called the Mountain of Mountains, although the height of this peak is far from the record one and amounts to 4478 meters above sea level, but its silhouette, resembling an almost regular pyramid, seems to embody the idea of ​​perfect geometric shape. And everything perfect, as you know, attracts a Continue reading

The tragic deaths that occurred due to extreme sports

Extreme sports are very dangerous, but despite this, there are a lot of people in the world who do not mind tickling their nerves. For a person who does not accept extreme sports in his daily life, people who are fond of such dangerous and at times terrible sports seem simply fools who risk their priceless life for no reason for what. In most cases, extreme for a person is a kind of drug, without which it is difficult for him to live.

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"Red Angels" Alpine Peaks
The town of Zermatt in the Swiss Alps, at first glance, is no different from neighboring towns and villages. The same neat houses with a bright smear of indispensable geranium…

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Kite management
The kite is controlled in the same way as an airplane - by giving the wing one degree or another roll. As reference points for determining the side of the…

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How does a kite fly?
Any kite, regardless of design, is a wing, not a parachute, as many people think. Therefore, it is generally accepted that any kite does not hang in the air, namely…

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Bike ride on the ice of Lake Baikal
Over 500 km on the ice of Lake Baikal in five days, five participants in the Listvyanka-Severobaikalsk bike ride overcame. It was held in March this year as part of…

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