Children's diving
Diving - scuba diving - is one of the types of collective outdoor activities, including family, in which children feel like adults, and also learn to be extremely independent. We…

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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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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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Surfboards and their varieties

Surfboard- One of the necessary things for surfing.

At the moment, modern boards have moved very far from their large ancestors made of wood, both in terms of board construction and design, the materials from which the boards are made have also changed very much. The manufacture of boards is still carried out manually as before. They are made by special people called Shapers. The boards are made of polystyrene, which is why they are so light, and they are coated with a special layer of fiberglass on top, so they are quite strong and have good glide.

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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. Gestures of divers, it can even be said, the alphabet of survival in the underwater world, which every scuba diving enthusiast must know by heart.

Today, in an era of an ongoing stream of technical discoveries, along with the usual devices for scuba diving, devices have also begun to appear that allow you to communicate underwater using ordinary human speech. However, the importance of gestures for scuba divers is simply impossible to overestimate. After all, not everyone can afford expensive equipment for voice communication under water. In addition, no matter how high-tech and expensive the equipment for voice communication Continue reading

What was your unforgettable dive?

Brooke Morton asked several well-known divers to talk about her best dive.

Oddly enough, the deepest dive – or the most adrenaline – rarely makes an indelible impression and is remembered for a lifetime. Hardly. The moments that change something in us, change our ideas about what is possible in the world around us, will remain in our memory for a long time.

We talked about this with National Geographic photographer David Dubile, oceanographer Sylvia Earle, Philippe Cousteau Jr. and his wife Ashlan.

David Dubile
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Types and varieties of diving
Diving (English "diving" from the English "to dive" - ​​to dive) is a very broad concept, including many varieties of scuba diving. In English, from where the word was taken,…

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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…

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How to row and rake waves efficiently
Here's a fact for you: 90% of surfing is rowing. It is necessary to rake into the ocean, one must choose the right place there, swim in priority and hold…

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Rebreather Classification
Rebreather Classification What are rebreathers - now they know if not all, then many. Unfortunately, in Russia they still know mostly by hearsay. There are many legends about rebreathers, their…

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