If you don’t know Tony Hawke, you probably have never been interested in skateboarding. After all, it was with him that this sport gained the greatest popularity. Tony was the first to submit to the 900 trick – two and a half turns in the air with landing in the opposite direction. The price of this trick, according to him, was a broken shoulder, more than 20 concussions and about 13 years of preparation. Hawke made it in 1999 at the age of 31, and then repeated it twice: at 43 and at 48!
How did Tony Hawke become popular?
Such loyalty to her beloved business helped Tony Hawke build an empire and infect millions of people with skateboarding. Its influence is hard to overestimate. In the early 80s, at a time when he was just starting to Continue reading
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
Extreme sports – sports, usually associated with a danger to life.
The aim of the work is to consider extreme sports from two points of view, both from a positive influence and from a negative one.
Extreme sport is the limit of human capabilities, it is a desire to resist the elements, to experience the thrill, to overcome fear. The history of extreme sports, of which today there are over a hundred, as well as the word “extreme” itself, has Western roots. This sport was born abroad in the first half of the 20th century, and since the mid-1950s. began to actively advance in other countries of the world. Moreover, Continue reading