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Why do people base jumping zanimayutsyaAs rector of the school helps beysdzhamping manipulated “Skolkovo” and professional climber Andrei Volkov find meaning in life.

I was VERY, VERY , VERY, VERY – many times you can repeat – scary. Maybe a hundred times I replayed the jump in the head. I had the best teacher in the world. I knew exactly what he was nothing wrong I can not advise . And I went to the edge , so that the socks were already hanging in the abyss . ”
Up in the sky

I’m almost 25 years old walked into the mountains, makes a lot of climbing , conquered Everest, Nanga – Parbat and other Himalayan eight thousand , but now climbing is rather a hobby. I can no longer make the ascent of the quality and level of complexity, as 10-15 years ago, at my age is difficult to constantly keep superform which is required for this . Need a large resource of time , and my office life does not allow me to go on an expedition to month. However, two years ago I took part in the national championship , after 20 – year hiatus . And my partner and won the bronze medal. But it is clear that combining responsible managerial position and altitude Himalayan climbing, which I liked , it is impossible . Continue reading

Overview BASE jumping as a sportparachuting from fixed objects , extremely Extreme sport.

B.A.S.E.
Building ( house)
Antenna ( aerial )
Span ( joists, bridge)
Earth ( rock)

This list of the main types of objects from which jumps are performed . Athletes or simply called beysdzhamperami beysery . BASE jumping is considered the most dangerous type of skydiving and today . Continue reading

Ever since ancient times, people wanted to fly , and even with the advent of airplanes relevance ancient desires did not decrease . But the world is constantly being improved , and today the human dream is a reality. To feel like a free bird enough just to put on a dress special equipment wingsuit (Wingsuit) and strive to spread their wings and in free flight.  Wingsuit is a cloth costume, imitating wings. To date, operations in such a suit referred to a special kind of parachute jumps. Wingsuit forms in the air forms 3 wings ( in the arms and between the legs ) , which allows a person to control his flight. Ply material is inflated by rising air currents through the air inlets that creates a lifting force to move . High pressure in the wings forms the missing stiffness thanks to the wings easily held hands. All this allows the ancient human dream come true and feel like a bird .  Before jumping , the athlete on what or aerial vehicles sent to a height of 4 km, where it crowded desire and adrenaline rushes down at about 180 km / h Controlling this costume requires good preparation and experience , so it is recommended to start with at least 200 normal skydiving . Nevertheless , fans of the art air , which does not put a pretty decent set price ( $ 5000) and today is already done. Wingsuit - the freedom to jump A total of not less than 75 people were killed in an attempt to devise an optimal design of the wing " bat." High mortality, as a result, has caused the ban, which has left the United States Federation of parachuting (USPA) on any test of this type wings. The ban lasted until the end of the 80s , and in the mid 90s was first proposed by acting today vingsyutnaya scheme . After a while wingsuit shape in one of the varieties of skydiving , embodying the very best of skayserfinga and BASE jumping .  In 1998, inventors and Jari Kuosma Robert Pekniku finally managed to develop a safe suit model for skayserfinga . They founded the company "BirdMan, Inc.", Which is headed for a massive promotion wingsuit and did not regret . At the moment, there are several varieties of costumes wingsuit : - Classic, designed for beginners; - GTI - the average level ; - Skyflyer, focused on advanced athletes.  All three available models are equipped with a special quick release mechanism that allows you to select an arbitrary flight mode . Membrane between the legs also separable, - it provides freedom of movement at the moment of landing. To catch the wind and create cravings beysdzhamperu must manipulate your body. The main objective in this : to minimize the rate of fall and prolong sweetness flight from enjoying the fantastic views of the surrounding . Manage costume is carried out by changing the position of the body or increase (decrease ) the angle of incidence .  It is worth noting that modern designs costumes Constantly updated to align with jumping wingsuit skayserfingom or adapt to suit BASE jumping from different points . Rage is a jet engine, which is connected to a wingsuit . However, this innovation has not yet received such a massive stroke and is under test .Ever since ancient times, people wanted to fly , and even with the advent of airplanes relevance ancient desires did not decrease . But the world is constantly being improved , and today the human dream is a reality. To feel like a free bird enough just to put on a dress special equipment wingsuit (Wingsuit) and strive to spread their wings and in free flight.

Wingsuit is a cloth costume, imitating wings. To date, operations in such a suit referred to a special kind of parachute jumps. Wingsuit forms in the air forms 3 wings ( in the arms and between the legs ) , which allows a person to control his flight. Ply material is inflated by rising air currents through the air inlets that creates a lifting force to move . High pressure in the wings forms the missing stiffness thanks to the wings easily held hands. All this allows the ancient human dream come true and feel like a bird . Continue reading

Interesting about extreme sportsExtreme sports – is a special motivation of body and soul to throw as much adrenaline and emotion. Extreme – condition “on the verge “, a simultaneous splash of positive and negative emotions , awareness of his own greatness and weakness.
Thrill – people willing to risk his own all day (and not just their own ) life. These are those who clearly understand what risk , but nevertheless , are constantly on the verge of filling your life with fresh bright colors.
Philosophy extreme
Philosophy extreme ambiguous. For many it is to obtain the maximum thrills, balancing on the brink of life and death. There are also people for whom extreme – it is possible to maintain a heightened sense of life. Athletes ekstremaly usually different characteristics such as courage , strong will power , good shape ( despite the abundance of injuries ) .
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WakeboardingOld-fashioned , as now seems to be skiing craze spurred another extreme sport . Wakeboarder , unlike ordinary skiers ride over the water behind a boat . Along the way athletes perform a series of acrobatic stunts , who came here from surfing and snowboarding.

The principal difference wakeboarding is the fact that a person here carries forward force does it uncontrollable .

Therefore, it would be foolish not to use it to the fullest. Prototype made ​​skerfer wakeboard , snowboard and similarly prototype made ​​Snurfer . Devices for water skiing on two skis is connected into one.

Wakeboard improvement led to a more flexible and light boards, which enables to accelerate to 30-40 km / h and fly at the same time to a height of 6 meters , starting from the water surface. Continue reading

Bungee jumpingPeople have long tried to experience the feeling of flying , while the maximum impunity . In the end there was bungee jumping, which is a jump from a height of bungee . Now for the unique sensation of seconds of free fall can be used rocks , towers and bridges – all the objects that were previously only viewpoints.

Today, such a prospect is attracted to him no less than just a beautiful view . It all started in the late ’80s . when a few brave British steel tie yourself resilient and reliable bundles to different elevations and jump down . Suited for them as balloons and cranes, not to mention the bridges. Lasted only 2-3 seconds adrenaline pleasure from feeling free fall , then pulled the rope up an athlete , then hold back.

Police immediately felt unsafe such employment , arresting its organizers. However, it soon appeared on the screens of American show “That’s impossible ” , where it was shown as a bridge , ” Golden Gate ” three men jumped down from a height of 200 meters. Naturally, they were tied with ropes , but he bungee jumping after it was recognized as a legal entertainment. And what was his ban ? After safely jump from any height needed a bit . Continue reading

Segway Polo Many people think that polo riding – the sport of aristocrats , has long since expired . The role of this class – only a rare mention in the news about the pastime of the English nobility , but recognizable logo on the shirts of the same name from Ralph Lauren .

However, many will surprise the fact that it is not, and the game , in the early XX century was a part of the Olympic program , alive and evolving, but only in its modern varieties . In polo has always tried to play not only on horseback , but on bikes , as well as camels and elephants ( just imagine the size of the stick in this case !) . But today was the most viable kind of game Segway – two-wheeled electric scooters.

This type of transport is very popular in the U.S., it goes one of the founders of Apple, Steve Wozniak , seen in the love of Segway and Victor Miller , writer movie “Friday the 13th ” . Segway advantage is their small size – they are smaller bike twice. It is worth noting and ease of management – just lean in the right direction and scooter turns where necessary. You can ride a Segway on any smooth surface . As a result, this type of transport has become very convenient for polo, completely replacing the horse . Continue reading