Surf Air Tricks
In surfing, there is such a thing as “Air stunts”, some of the most progressive surfers are able to truly perform such stunts, professional athletes push the limits of the…

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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…

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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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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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The most extreme diving professions

Amateur divers dive for their own pleasure. But there are those for whom this is a completely different matter: work, and also difficult. From commercial divers to underwater forensic investigators, we spoke with five brave men and women who make a living by diving, and whose safety depends only on their knowledge, skills and experience.

Nuclear Power Diver

Commercial diving is work underwater, usually in a hard hat and with a surface air supply system. This lesson covers a number of different professions, but perhaps the most spectacular of them are those Continue reading

Underwater Unknown Caucasus 2019

In the period from August 17 to 23 in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, under the auspices of the Krasnodar branch of the Russian Geographical Society, the first international mountain underwater search expedition in Russia was successfully completed. The aim of the alpine expedition was to detect artifacts from the Great Patriotic War on the bottom of the Khalega lake, where, according to archival data, the Edelweiss mountain division deployed headquarters and built a cableway to lift military cargo to the passes of the Main Caucasian Range. Also in this area, the Nazis shot Soviet mountain shooters captured.

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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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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…

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Underwater Unknown Caucasus 2019
In the period from August 17 to 23 in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, under the auspices of the Krasnodar branch of the Russian Geographical Society, the first international mountain underwater search…

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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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