Two years ago, few people heard about longboards in our country, but now strange long skateboards have begun to appear both in advertising and in online video, and the word itself is increasingly coming across in the information space of outdoor enthusiasts and extreme sports lovers. So what is a longboard and what does it eat with?
The first thing to say is that the longboard is not some new, recently invented materiel, and longboarding as one of the “asphalt” disciplines did not arise yesterday and the day before yesterday, but back in the sixties of the twentieth century, significantly earlier than skateboarding that has become familiar.
By and large, a longboard is a long skate. The length of a longboard deck can be 30 to 40 inches or more, and some boards can exceed two meters in length. However, a longboard in its driving characteristics is not a skate at all in any way, and a longboard ride is no less different from a skateboard than logic is different from logistics or static from statistics.
What caused this difference? Oddly enough, mostly in size, although not only. But the size in this case is of fundamental Continue reading
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 become a massive entertainment brand that is already far enough from sports, the creation of comfortable conditions for skiers with different levels of training is an important moment in the development of this area in the field of leisure. And in order to create all the necessary conditions, what is now commonly called ski resorts is intended.
The basis of any modern ski resort is one or more ski slopes of one or another difficulty level. These tracks are equipped with lifts for skiers and snowboarders. But the track with a lift is just a track with a lift, they are still preserved in a number of places on the territory of vast Russia, and even near large Continue reading
In fact, many people think the aerobatic kite is extremely understandable, and there’s nothing to say about it. Well, what is a pilot kite really? The gizmo needed for a couple of hours to learn how to manage a kite designed to tow a rider? Or something more?
Let’s start with the simplest and most understandable. A pilot kite is really needed in the first place for acquiring towing kite skills. But learning to learn is different, so aerobatic kites can be different.
There are aerobatic kites for 1000 rubles. Having acquired such a miracle of the Chinese clothing industry, you are guaranteed to get into the load the most unpleasant impressions and the desire to never engage in kiting, or even hear anything else about kites. Why so? After all, an aerobatic kite is just two Continue reading