AHMED GAMAL GABR - REAL EXTREME!
An Egyptian diver who set the world record for immersion in water, was born in 1974. Little is known about the athlete’s childhood and youth. Parents of the future conqueror…

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GRIGORY KORNEEV - REAL EXTREME!
Grigory Korneev has long been known in the world as an excellent freestyler and freerider. He has many victories behind him. Gregory is an excellent instructor who trained a large…

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DANNY WAY - REAL EXTREME
Danny Way - Crazy Extreme short biography Born April 15, 1974, Portland, Oregon. Danny Way's father passed away when he was only eight months old. His mother is a drug…

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Base jumping. The most dangerous kind of extreme.

Why base jumping is considered the most dangerous kind of extreme
Base jumping is rightly considered a more dangerous form of hobby than its ancestor – parachuting. The difference lies in the fact that in parachuting, jumps take place from significantly higher altitudes, to which athletes are delivered using aircraft (airplanes, helicopters, balloons, etc.). At the same time, the recommended distance to the ground, at which it is necessary to open the parachute, is about 500-600 meters. In this case, in case of failure of the main parachute, the person has 10-11 seconds to free from the idle and the deployment of a reserve parachute. Base jumpers jump from a much lower height and the entire flight usually takes less than 6 seconds. Spare parachute just becomes useless. The problem is that due to the lower falling speed, the required exhaust force of the exhaust parachute to open the main dome is simply not enough. Therefore, traditional parachutes are not suitable for base jumping. For this extreme hobby, special satchels and parachutes equipped with large exhaust domes are being developed. Continue reading

Base jumping. The most dangerous kind of extreme.
Why base jumping is considered the most dangerous kind of extreme Base jumping is rightly considered a more dangerous form of hobby than its ancestor - parachuting. The difference lies…

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DIANA NYAD– REAL EXTREME!
short biography American marathon swimmer, writer, public figure. Born in New York in 1949. Parents, William Snead, stockbroker, mother of Lucy Winslow Curtis. Diana was only three years old when…

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Mountaineering
“A clever man will not go uphill - a clever mountain will go around” - the proverb is not about climbers. These guys just climb the peaks in order to…

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ALEXANDER Ilyin - REAL EXTREME!
Alexander Aleksandrovich Ilyin is one of the most extreme snowboarders, occupying 25th place in the world freeride rating. Standing on the board at the age of 26, he continues his…

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