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
Bobsleigh is on the list of the most famous and rated winter sports. This discipline is a descent from the mountain along a specially equipped ice track on a controlled sleigh called bean.
The organization of major international tournaments and the global popularization of bobsled is the responsibility of the FIBS (IBSF). The Federation was created in 1923 and since then has united more than 50 national federations and associations. Under the auspices of FIBS championships and world cups are held. The first world bobsleigh championship was held in 1924, and the Cup in 1980.
The European and North American associations are subordinate to the International Federation, which Continue reading
Water polo today is not only an independent sport, but also an Olympic discipline. Two teams take part in the match, which vie in throwing the ball into the goal in special pools. In the match, the side that scores the most goals into the gates of others in the allotted time wins.
The father of water polo is considered to be British William Wilson. The Englishman came up with his brainchild in the 1870s. The new game is based on rugby rules. Discipline became widespread after being included in the Olympic program at the beginning of the 20th century. Water polo is most popular in Europe in Hungary and the countries of the former Yugoslavia. Continue reading