SAFE RIDING CULTURE
This article is mainly for beginners, but I advise you to re-read it to surfers with experience in order to refresh your knowledge about the cultural aspect of your favorite…

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safety tips for freediving training
Discussions about freediving safety in competitions are always evolving, but what about safety during training? We may not dive to the same depths as the top freediving athletes, but this…

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Gestures in diving: the alphabet of survival
Gestures in diving play an important role in preserving the life of people engaged in scuba diving. Each gesture contains a lot of useful, necessary and the most time-compressed information.…

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SURFING: THE BACK OF THE MEDAL

This is a guest article by a good friend of mine who has been involved in various extreme sports for many years and now lives in Bali, where, among other things, he enjoys surfing. The main thing I want to say about him is that he is a truly and deeply thinking person. Looking at surfing from the inside, I completely agree with his theses, as well as with the conclusion. So his word is:
To be able to see the dark sides of even the most positive phenomenon means to be able not to fall into the trap of illusions.

We all know that the medal has at least two sides (if you do not take into account the rib), and the stick has Continue reading

Bored in the winter? Try ice diving!

How many songs and poems are written about the Russian winter? Do not count. About ice diving in Russia, perhaps, songs and poems will also appear soon. Perhaps such poems and songs have already begun to appear. At least about the existence of films on this subject, we are one hundred percent sure. A striking example of this is the series of documentary videos and photographs that were shot in the framework of the project “Secrets of sunken ships.” Starting as part of a public initiative back in 2002, the project immediately became a famous scientific event. Many sensational discoveries were made, both in the Gulf of Finland and in the area of ​​lakes Ilmen, Ladoga and some others. Amazing finds continue to this day, and some of them are made during winter diving. Anyone, with a certain level of diving training, can join the ongoing research at any time. And if a beginner wants to see at least a dozen sunken ships at Continue reading

Diving in Borneo

The main distinguishing feature of this unique region, of course, is its incredibly diverse nature. Wet tropical forests penetrate many deep and not very deep rivers, which are sometimes the only possible way through impenetrable thickets. In the jungle, in addition to a huge number of different plants, you can meet representatives of more than twenty unique ethnic groups, each of which has its own mores and customs. Fans of eco-tourism are regular visitors to these unusual places.

The main cities of the island of Borneo are Kuching, which is located in the state of Sarawak, and Kota Kinabalu – the capital of the state of Sabah. Continue reading

How Age Affects Freediving Success
I am often told (usually, I must admit, a coach of a “certain age”) that unlike, for example, football, where any professional over the age of 30 needs to think…

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Regulators from Cressi-Sub
Regulators from Cressi-Sub are not as widely known in our country as Aqua Lung, Apeks or Poseidon. The fact is that the company does not make equipment for particularly difficult…

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Diving in Mauritius
The blessed island of Mauritius gained fame as a branch of this paradise on Earth. Lush tropical bushes, transparent turquoise waves running onto the silk sands of beaches, cozy lagoons…

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Learn diving in a group or individually
All. Decision is made. You decided to become a diver. And they even found a club and chose an instructor who will nibble on the granite of diving science. The…

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