Base jumping. The most dangerous kind of extreme
Base jumping - jumping from high-altitude objects of artificial or natural origin using a special parachute (English B.A.S.E jumping). Base jumpers are people doing this kind of extreme jumping. The…

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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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How to overcome fear
It is not an exaggeration to say that fear is one of the most dangerous enemies of man, and the question of how to overcome fear is one of the…

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Travis Rice is a guy born with a snowboard

Travis was born on October 9, 1982 in Wyoming. He grew up near the Jackson Hole Mountain ski resort, where his father worked as a rescue skier. Since childhood, Travis was drawn to skiing, but quickly fed up with them – the lesson seemed too simple. Still – after several days of training, he calmly rode along the most difficult routes of the resort.
Rice remembers how the idea of ​​snowboarding came up: “For the first time I saw snowboarders in Jackson Hole as a child. There were not many of them, but they soon built themselves several sites for tricks: halfpipe, quarter pipe and wall. I was probably about 6 years old then, but I remember that those sites seemed to me the coolest things in the entire resort.

In fact, they were not so big and grand, but for me then they seemed just gigantic. I constantly watched snowboarders ride, and once I even tried skiing on a halfpipe. After that, I realized that the only thing I Continue reading

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 yourself and your nerves for strength. After all, to get down safe and sound from the mountainside at maximum speed and at the same time not only lose control of the iron horse can be a tough nut.

Downhill: what is it?
By “downhill” we mean cycling on hilly and mountainous slopes with temporary obstacles. However, only at first glance to go down the mountain is not a sick thing. In reality, downhill tracks abound with steep descents and turns, a large number of jumps, stones and snags. Continue reading

Freestyle – Extreme Olympic Sports

Freestyle “Free style”, translated from English means “free style” – a relatively young type of skiing, since the 1950s, has managed to gain popularity, and is rightfully included in the program of the Winter Olympic Games. Freestyle disciplines: ski acrobatics, moguls, ski cross, half-pipe, and a very young slopestyle. Also include two non-Olympic disciplines – “New School skiing” and the abolished “ski ballet”. All these types require incredible dexterity, courage and bravado from athletes. After all, they are accompanied by a huge risk to health, and are more than traumatic.

Freestyle began its history as a type of skiing in the mid-twentieth century, since 1971, before which it Continue reading

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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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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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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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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