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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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…

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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…

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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 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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Top 8: most extreme sports

1. Volcano boarding

Snowboards are yesterday! We present to your attention a new sport – volcano riding. Volcano boarding is insane as much as it seems at first glance. The only place in the world where you can ride on the slope of an active volcano is Nicaragua, Leon department. It is here that the active volcano Cerro Negro is located. Anyone can rush down from a height of 725 meters on a special wooden board at a speed of up to 80 km / h, knowing that the volcano is still active, and its last eruption occurred just over 10 years ago. This is a really powerful adrenaline rush! It will take as long as 45 minutes to climb to the top of Cerro Negro, and God forbid to go down not only with the breeze, but also in its entirety, because the slope by the mountain is really steep: 41 degrees.

2. Train surfing

This type of activity is absolutely illegal. But this article is not about laws, but about extreme extremes, so we will tell you about train surfing. Its essence lies in riding on the roof or on the bandwagon of trains moving at full speed. You Continue reading

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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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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Freediving - degree of freedom
Probably, almost everyone knows what diving is. And many imagine diving as a dive into the depths of the seas, oceans, lakes and rivers with special equipment, with balloons, where…

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Downhill: A Brief History of Extreme Cycling
Downhill for fans of extreme sports, like manna from heaven. This type of cycling allows you to throw out adrenaline and get a lot of emotions, as well as test…

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