Skydiving becomes a life-changing experience for those who can break through the barriers, the effects of which can be noticed in many aspects of life.
Interesting facts:
-Captain Kittinger recorded the highest skydive from a height of almost 102,800 feet, in 1960. Kittinger descended for almost 85,000 feet freefalling at a speed of 715mph, before deploying his parachute.
-The youngest to accomplish the feat of sky diving was a four year old. The jump was a tandem jump (skydiving while being harnessed to a trainer), and was made
Mastering horseback riding skills enabled people, such as the Romans, the British and Native Americans, to expand their territories, seek out new food supplies and alter their lifestyles. Today, in modern societies, horseback riding is primarily a sporting or recreational event. Horseracing, rodeos and horseshows bring in spectators to watch the riders. At a horse show, competition events might include jumping or dressage. Dressage is a competition where the rider maneuvers the horse through a series of movements such as trotting, cantering and
Interesting facts:
-Roller skates in the United States around 1905.
-1743: First recorded use of roller skates, in a London stage performance. The inventor of this skate is lost to history.
-1760: First recorded skate invention, by John Joseph Merlin, who demonstrated a primitive inline skate with metal wheels.
-1880s: Roller skates were being mass produced in America from then. This was the sport's first of several boom periods.
-The Sunday Skate Night in Berlin attracts over 10,000 skaters during the summer, and Copen
-The first workable submarine was a rowing boat covered with waterproofed skins, built by Dutch scientist Cornelius Van Drebbel in 1620.
-In 1776 David Bushnell's one-man submarine, the Turtle, attacked British ships in America's War of Independence.
-Petrol engines and electric batteries were combined to make the first successful subs in the 1890s.
-Powerful, less fumy diesel engines took over from 1908.
-In 1954 the US launched the Nautilus, the first nuclear powered sub. Now all subs are nuclear-powered.
-U-boats wer
The Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices. They are practiced for a variety of reasons, including self-defense, competition, physical health and fitness, as well as mental, physical, and spiritual development. The term is ultimately derived from Latin, and means "Arts of Mars", where Mars is the Roman god of war. Some martial arts are considered 'traditional' and are tied to an ethnic, cultural or religious background, while others are modern systems developed either by a founder or an association.
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Dead Sea, contrary to its name, is actually a lake situated between Israel and Jordan, approximately 15 miles east of Jerusalem. Dead Sea is the second saltiest body of water in the world and rests at the lowest point of elevation on earth. Though the Dead Sea is very much 'alive', reflecting shimmering pure blue waters, it is called so because the high salt and mineral content in the water, makes it unfeasible for marine life to exist in it. Dead Sea is 8.6 times saltier than the oceanic waters. Historical evidences reveal that the Dead Sea wa
Being a professional in any sport is challenging to say the least, but tennis is one of the most challenging. Tennis is a solo sport where the burdens fall to only one player. That said, playing a solo sport teaches valuable lessons in self reliance and can be one of the most rewarding sports to play, especially at the professional level.

The game of tennis was first played in England in 1870 and subsequently propagated to other countries across the world. Now, almost all the countries have a presence in this interesting game that ca
Many people get hooked on this game very quickly and spend the rest of their lives having fun and trying to master it.

Top 10 Golf Tips:

#1 - Your Golf Grip
Tip: The tighter you grip the golf club; the more the golf ball has a tendency to go off to the right. The looser you grip the golf club; the tendency will be for the golf ball to go off to the left.

#2 - Hold the Club Correctly
Lay the club handle on your palms and grasp the club with your thumbs facing down. Both hands should be touching each oth
Water skiing sport of riding on skis along the water's surface while being towed by a motorboat. It probably originated on the French Riviera in the early 1920s, and was known in the United States by 1927. The American Water Ski Association, founded in 1939, held the first national championships that year.

In recreational water skiing, the type of ski, length of tow rope, and speed of the boat vary with individual taste. In championship competitions, skis of hickory, ash, fiberglass, or aluminum are used. They must be at least 393/8
Driving across America can be an experience of a lifetime. Small side trips to tourist attractions can fill your day, and relaxing in a different state each night is a fun way to enjoy regional cultures. But you'll want to plan ahead to avoid wrong turns and delays. If you do it right, you might find the journey to be the best part of your vacation.

1.Purchase a GPS unit if you don't already have one.
2.Map your route extensively before you leave. If you are going to be traveling on a holiday week, do your planning two or three