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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Longest motorcycle career
An American motorcyclist who currently holds a record for the duration of his professional career, as well as the number of competitions in which he participated. Today the Internet is…

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Extreme Sports History
Extreme translated from English is something extraordinary, special and outstanding actions, sometimes associated with danger to health and life. The history of extreme sports, which today is not one, not…

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Risky fun for the sake of

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

“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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Longest motorcycle career
An American motorcyclist who currently holds a record for the duration of his professional career, as well as the number of competitions in which he participated. Today the Internet is…

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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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Skiing
Alpine skiing is sparkling snow, dazzling sun and picturesque peaks, wind whistling in the ears and entertainment apre ski. Russian and world skiing: from France and Italy to Argentina and…

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Hillside rules
Alpine skiing and snowboarding, like many other sports, are associated with risk. But hardly anyone coming out on a beautiful winter morning on the slope thinks that by the evening…

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