The Amazing Danny MacAskill – Urban Idol – The Free-Running Biker and Sport As Art
Edinburgh is known to the locals as “an old lady w’ a fur coat and nae knickers” which describes this haughty, grey, beautiful city to perfection – the respectable and the disreputable have always lived here, cheek by jowl. But something’s been giving the old girl a bit of a thrill over the past few months – a dashing young chap from the far-away Isle of Skye has been making himself free about her person, risking life and limb to conquer some of her less-well-known …
How to Skydive Well
Anybody that has come across skydiving at anytime will be only too aware of all the myths surrounding this pastime. Here we will attempt to prove or dispel these myths once and for all.
1. It is impossible to breathe when you are skydiving.
This is without a shadow of a doubt one of the biggest myth of all when it comes to skydiving. Of course there is no truth whatsoever in this, otherwise everybody that goes skydiving is surely jumping to their death. If you cannot breathe when skydiving then you would become unconscious. If …
Extreme Skydiving and Extreme Skydiving Videos – A Guide
All Skydiving Is Not Created Equal
You may think skydiving is intense enough, but extreme skydiving is beyond intense. Many people many think skydiving on its own is pretty extreme. Some may wonder how much more extreme can jumping out of a plane from ten thousand feet in the air possible get. Well they are wrong. Skydiving can get much more intense. If you need proof check out some extreme skydiving videos, and you will definitely be proven wrong.
The extreme version and skydiving are not quite the same thing. Extremist …
Skydiving – A Few Interesting Facts
A constantly evolving sport is parachuting. They certainly know how exhilarating experience it is who have tasted the thrill that comes by undergoing a bird like free fall. Once you have experienced or even watched it live, you would always feel fascinated by this very exciting stunt of skydiving. As for information related to either the history of skydiving or the learning of this skill, there are scores of websites offering you all latest developments in this field. Skydiving industry has grown amazingly rich during the last two decades in its equipments and training …
Diving in the BVI
The BVI are considered to be one of the best destinations for diving in the world as they have more than 100 dive sites all located in a relatively small area. Most of the diving sites are easily accessible by boat and because of their proximity to each other, a week diving in the BVI offers a variety of diving experience. There is an amazing underwater world for diving in the BVI just waiting to be explored.
Crystal clear waters enable divers to see clearly to the very bottom for an enthralling encounter of the aquatic …
Choosing Shoes for Free Running
When you are considering buying a new paid for the shoes for performing Free Running, there are a few things you need to consider before you take the plunge and part with your hard earned cash.
Lightweight is the name of the game when choosing the right pair of shoes. Whilst running, jumping and landing the less weight on your feet the longer you are able to train for as the reduced stress means less energy expended.
Less weight to the legs will allow for more freedom of movement, faster running speeds and you …
Discover Underwater Adventures Close To Home
There are beautiful underwater adventures from coast to coast right here in the U.S We have been trained to think that we have to go to Cozumel or Thailand or some exotic place to scuba dive. If we are going to go diving or snorkeling we have to see stingrays or dolphins or some bubble eyed fish that swells up when excited. To have a glorious time we need to see coral reefs and yes they are beautiful to see. But there are beautiful underwater adventures from coast to coast right here in the …
Skydiving Safety Tips
There are certain things a new skydiver needs to know before making their first jump. There are different kinds of safety equipment you’ll have, tips about dealing with the free fall and gliding down when the parachute opens and thoughts about general physical safety.
Skydiving is Safe
Contrary to what many people say skydiving is safe as long as you follow some basic guidelines. There are a few deaths from skydiving each year; an average of 35 or so out of around 2 million jumps. Other things that may factor into the safety of jumping:
The aircraft …
How to Get Started Training For Parkour
If you want to start training for parkour, then you’ve come to the right place. Parkour is a fantastic discipline that has the potential to improve your physical health, athleticism, confidence, and not to mention, look pretty cool doing it. Just like any other sport, parkour requires time, effort, practice and some dedication to truly advance so if you’re still here, lets get to work!
To get started with parkour, we will start from the ground up. The best type of shoe for parkour is honestly cheap running shoes. You want a shoe …