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Are Ultra-Distance Athletes Especial?

Kilian Jornet in Greece, 2012     Pic: DAMIEN ROSSO DROZIneffective track mannequin may trail to less mechanical depreciation, allowing these athletes to follow when the distances step-up.Death hebdomad Jon Olsen set an American Immortalize for the 100-mile run when he ran scarce nether 12 hours (11:59:28) on the rails. His conclusion marathon (26.2 miles) of the 100-miler was run in less than 3:10! The External Amateurish Acrobatic Confederation (IAAF) but recognizes mankind records capable 100 km (a footling concluded 62 miles), and the trump metre for 100 miles is 11:28:03 by Read more [...]
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The simplest way of geometrical measurements on the terrain: eye

A person's ability assess by eye, without the aid of instruments, the distance to surrounding objects and the size of objects is called the eye. The accuracy of the distance eye varies. At a distance of 1 km or more errors as high as 50% or more, at short distances are much smaller, and people experienced no more than 10%. In this case, the relative distances (near, on, above, below) eye estimates are much more accurate than the absolute. Everyone there is inherent only distinguishing features of his subjects. They need to find out through personal observations. Ability by eye assess Read more [...]
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Camel safaris are popular in Egypt, Tanzania, Morocco and other countries, where there is a desert. Many well-organized and safe. It takes time to master the skills to manage a camel, so most tourists have to rely on the pursuer in the management of this animal. Many of these can be high-class camel driver, but do not know how to communicate with touristMi.Camels - very delicate creatures and require care. Usually the responsibility of the pursuer is to ensure camel food and water, without which animal refuses to work. A camel can go long distances without water, but it requires a significant Read more [...]
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