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Winter Sport Activities

Late last year, HSE’s Extreme Sports student club organized a trip for HSE students, instructors, staff, and their friends to an equestrian centre located 150 kilometres away from Nizhny Novgorod, and at the end of winter the club has extended an invitation to one of Georgia’s best ski resorts – Gudauri.

ICEF Assistant Professor Alexey Parakhonyak becomes Russian weightlifting champion

With 172 lifts in 5 minutes, he beat his own record at weightlifting of 55 kg weights that he set in June 2014 (153 times in 5 minutes).

HSE Snow Camp in Gudauri (Georgia)

HSE Snow Camp in Gudauri (Georgia)
If you are interested in any mountaineering activity, be it skiing or snowboarding then this is the club for you. Every year Extreme Sports Club organizes trips to the mountains, so that everybody can enjoy skiing and snowboarding. From February 21st to March 1st, 2015, the Club is organizing a trip for HSE students, lecturers and staff, as well as their friends to Gudauri, one of the best ski resorts in Georgia. Registration is open until February 16th, 2015.

Back in the Saddle Again

The HSE Extreme Sports Club invites students, lecturers and staff of the university and their friends to go on a trip from November 29 to December 4, 2014, to an equestrian centre, which is located 150 km away from Nizhny Novgorod. Registration is open until November 26.

A Trip to Europe’s Highest Point

HSE’s Extreme Sports student club is organizing this year’s open skiing and snowboarding trip to the slopes of Mount Elbrus and Mount Cheget. The club invites not only students, alumni and staff of the HSE to participate in the event, but also their friends from other universities.

HSE Tennis Team Wins at Moscow Games

HSE teams entered seven different contests at the first international festival of youth and student sports “Moscow Games 2014” - tennis, table tennis, volleyball and beach volleyball, football, basketball and swimming. The tennis team were festival champions.

Cars No Longer a Priority

Cars No Longer a Priority
A team of students and alumni from the Higher School of Economics took part in the bicycle parade #WowMoscow on Moscow City Day. The cyclists rode 26 kilometers along Moscow’s streets and embankments, going all the way from the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman monument at VDNKh to Krasnaya Presnya Park.

HSE Students to Go Rafting in the Sayan Mountains

From August 9-24, a team of members from the Extreme Sports Club will head to the Sayan Mountains where participants will go rafting on one of the local rivers’ most challenging routes. The best competitors will be eligible to be invited to international competitions, in particular an annual water sports festival in Southeast Asia.

HSE Summer Health Day 2014

HSE Summer Health Day 2014
Hundreds of students, staff and alumni of the Higher School of Economics, as well as students of the HSE Lyceum and friends of the university, took part in the traditional HSE Summer Health Day at the Kant sports centre.

Sporty Summer at the HSE

The HSE student club for extreme sports ‘X-Sport Club’ has been organizing joint trips for HSE students and staff members, as well as contests in winter and summer sports for 15 years now. Carrying on the tradition, the club is planning several trips for HSE students, lecturers and staff members this year. The programme includes surfing, kiting, wakeboarding, other sports, and popular out-door tourist activities.