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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The main injuries at sea and how to treat them
One of the basic rules for any form of diving and just being in the ocean is “do not touch”. We all know that to control ourselves and not to…

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Freediving - immersion in freedom
Freediving what is it? Freediving is called swimming underwater without scuba gear, with the ability to hold your breath for as long as possible. In addition, freediving is a whole…

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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.

Consider the board and understand what it consists of: Continue reading

Surfing is a sport for the elite

Surfing is a sport for strong-minded people, which includes daily, exhausting work on oneself, continuous improvement of one’s body. Not everyone has the strength to do this, not everyone is able to cope with powerful waves and fear. This extreme sport was invented centuries ago in Polynesia.

The word surfing comes from the English “surfing”, which means “riding on the surface”, in our time, this word means – riding on a wave on special boards.

Surfing is divided into five types:

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You can’t dive higher, or an unknown expedition.

Underwater Himalayas – a phrase that at first glance seemed absurd, began to take on a very real shape and concrete meaning in 1999, when Andrei Andryushin (scuba diving instructor NAUI # 35685) traveled to Nepal in the vicinity of Anapurna, one of the eight-thousanders of the planet, with his friend and like-minded Denis Bakin. At one of the passes, Andrei learned from the Sherpa conductor that Lake Tilicho, the highest mountain lake in the world, is located near their route. As it was found out, the lake is located at an altitude (according to various sources) from 4960 to 5200 meters above sea level and has dimensions – four kilometers long and a half kilometers wide. A search on the Internet, and then a survey of local residents and guides, confirmed that no one had dived in this lake before. Continue reading

At what age can a child be engaged?
There are no uniform standards, there are recommendations, and there is an objective assessment of the child's capabilities, which the instructor must give. In some cases, parents are advised to…

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Jay Moriarty the legend of surfing
In the twelve years that have passed since he first got up and rode a wave in the town of Santa Cruz, until his death, during free diving in the…

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Tarkhankut - a diver's paradise
The heady tart aroma of dry virgin steppe, the famous Tarkhankut winds, sheer cliffs, rocky shores, under which the cleanest sea in the Crimea splashes, and amazing coastal and underwater…

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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…

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