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…

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PSYCHOLOGY OF SURFING
Surfing is not an easy sport, for success in it it is important not only and not so much physical health as psychological health. As practice shows, you can catch…

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SURFING AND WOMEN'S HEALTH
Attention, in this article there are such words as “menstruation” and “vagina”, if you are a man and do not want anatomical details - do not read, just throw a…

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Seven amazing underwater cities.

Flooded cities and lost worlds have attracted the attention of adventure seekers and travelers, scientists and researchers over the years. These places, most often, were abandoned or destroyed thousands of years ago, and the history of some of them has not yet been studied. Remember the most interesting underwater megacities of the world.

1. The city of Lviv in the “Lake of the Thousand Islands”. China. Qiandao Lake (Qiandao, in Chinese: 千島湖) was formed in 1959 as a result of flooding the valley after completion of the construction of a power station and dam on the Hainan River. The local government did not hesitate to drown 27 cities and 1377 villages. Two ancient cities appeared under water – He Cheng and Shi Cheng (Lviv City). Lying at the foot 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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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

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Henyou from Jeju Island
Can you imagine the marine industry, which is engaged in a thousand people, while all of them are women and collect the catch using dives to hold their breath, using…

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Record Dive at the Pole of Cold
February 1, 2013 at a point with geographical coordinates N 62 ° 30 \ '453 \' \ '/ E 143 ° 37 \' 505 \ '\' a unique dive took…

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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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Features of ice diving on Baikal
Ice diving (also referred to as ice diving from the English. “Ice” - ice) is not necessary or, more precisely, not only winter diving. Baikal is covered with a thick…

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