Parachutes were needed
Ground lunch is a relatively young sport. Although many people call starting from the slope “the invention of the bicycle”, we know for sure that this is not an invention, but the evolution of two sports – paragliding and parachuting. The essence of the sport – slide on the wing along the slope.
Paragliding owes its appearance to landings on ordinary parachutes. Moreover, these launches took place both in the wild and boundless West, and in the “iron curtain” of the USSR protected from all sides. Continue reading