Equestrian eventing is a type of equestrian sport, the peculiarity of which is the combination of three separate disciplines:
- riding arena;
- cross country;
- show jumping.
Each stage of the competition is traditionally held on different days. Participants must pass all trials on the same horses, therefore, endurance of an animal and a trainer are equally important in triathlon. On the first day there is a demonstration of horse discipline, on the second – its speed, endurance and jumping ability when overcoming barriers, the third day it checks the horse’s performance in difficult field conditions. Continue reading
Karate (karate-do) is a Japanese martial art, which is a unique system of combining defense and attack techniques. The name of the discipline translates as “empty hand.” It was approved in 1935. Later, the ending “before” was added to the name, which from the Japanese language means “road”, “direction”. Thus, the full name of this martial art can be translated as the “path of the empty hand” of a fighter in philosophical understanding. In this context, the road to self-improvement of the mind and body is meant.
Styles and Directions
Today, experts identify 3 areas of karate: Continue reading
Freeride is a certain style of cycling, which is represented by the same discipline in the cycling program. The name is borrowed from the English phrase “free ride”, which translates as “free ride”. Modern freeriding involves cycling along difficult natural and artificial tracks with many different obstacles.
For successful movement, the rider needs special technical training and a special bike. Nevertheless, this sport is suitable for both professionals and amateurs.
Freeride tournaments are held without the intervention of the International Cycling Union. Today, the largest competitions in this discipline are financed by well-known companies that produce sports equipment, gear, bicycles and traditionally are sponsors of major international tournaments in various sports. The more impressive the prize pool of the championship, the higher its prestige. However, there is no need to talk about any systematic nature. The holding of freeride championships is entirely dependent on the priorities and desire of the sponsors. Continue reading