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:
– surfing on boards with a long length, about 3 meters Continue reading
February 1, 2013 at a point with geographical coordinates N 62 ° 30 \ ‘453 \’ \ ‘/ E 143 ° 37 \’ 505 \ ‘\’ a unique dive took place. The fact is that at this point is Lake Labynkyr, which has long been of great interest to scientists.
Record Dive at the Pole of Cold
Diving to the bottom of the lake on the instructions of scientists of the Yakut University was made by the chairman of the scientific committee of the Russian Federation of Underwater Sports, the head of the underwater research team of the Russian Geographical Society Dmitry Shiller. Such an immersion took place for the first time in history. Previously, underwater studies of this lake were not carried out, there were only attempts to explore it with the help of a probe and an echo sounder, but the results brought more questions than answers. Continue reading
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.
Scorsby Bay, Greenland Continue reading