Jeremy Jones is a legend in the world of skateboarding, a man who managed to say a new word in skating on a snowy slope. One of the main promoters of freeriding is the descent along unprepared routes that are outside the service area of the ski industry. This requires tremendous skill from the athlete, and Jeremy certainly possesses such skill.
The future conqueror of huge peaks was born on January 14, 1975 on the island of Cape Cod, which is part of the US state of Massachusetts. Soon, the Jones family moved to Vermont, most of which is occupied by mountains (the name of the state comes from the French words “green” and “mountain”), which Jeremy himself was very happy about, constantly thinking that he now lives in the coolest place on our planet. However, acquaintance with snowboarding occurred a little later: after the next move, this time to the state of Maine, the boy finds himself in a ski resort. Continue reading
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 of the deep sea engaged in ordinary work and were no different from the rest of the Egyptians. Ahmed himself could never think of his future calling. In early childhood, he loved, like all boys, to play war games, climb trees and swim in the sea.
At the age of eighteen, after graduation, the young man thought about entering the local military academy. He had been preparing for a serious physical test for several years. Having put his body and mind in order, the young man overcame all entrance exams and was enrolled in the course.
Studying at the military academy was distinguished by a strict discipline of the students studying and their iron endurance. For all the years of his student life, Gabr passed many tests and exams. Already in 1994, he graduated from a higher educational institution and entered an adult independent life full of unexpected surprises. Continue reading
The career of this athlete did not immediately start with a snowboard: she was preceded by choreography and skiing. Parents have never been opposed to their daughter playing sports. No matter what. Freedom of choice remained with Olga. The girl’s choice was unambiguous, despite lengthy dancing classes: Olga Smeshlyvaya has not parted with a snowboard since she was 13.
Olga Smeshlivaya is a Russian athlete-snowboarder. Born on October 4, 1990 in Russia, in the city of Sevastopol. Multiple champion of Russia, master of sports in snowboarding. Performs in disciplines such as big air, slopestyle and half-pipe. Continue reading