The Contra Dam is known as Verzasca Dam and Locarno Dam. It is an arched dam, situated on the Verzasca River in the Val Verzasca of Ticino.The Dam became popular for bungee jumping, after a James Bond stuntman performed a bungee jump from it in the opening scene of the 1995 movie Golden Eye. The stunt was voted as the best movie stunt of all time in a poll of 2002 made by Sky Movies.
Grenoble is the capital of the Isère department. It is situated in the Rhone-Alps region in southeastern France where the river Drac joins the Isère, right on the foot of the French Alps. Grenoble has a rich history to demonstrate, going back for more than 2000 years when it was just a small Gallic village. Now it is a big industrial and scientific center in Europe. However, Grenoble is a big sporting center where many extreme sports are being performed.
Toulouse is located in southwestern France in Haute – Garonne department, right on the banks of the River Garonne. It is the fourth largest metropolitan area after Paris, Marseille and Lyon. Toulouse is known as the center of the European aerospace industry. Headquarters of Aerospace Valley, Airbus, SPOT satellite system, Galileo positioning system and ATR make Toulouse a global cluster. Among these, Toulouse has a big sporting activity that spreads in the entire metropolitan area.
Jacksonville is the largest city in Florida State, located on the banks of St. John's River and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean. With 300 days of long sunshine, a coastline of over 20 mi/32 km long, inter-coastal waterways and the largest urban park system in the country, Jacksonville is a paradise and a top destination for outdoor activities and holidays all year round.
Wels is located in the north of Austria, just on the Traun River near Linz but is not part of its surrounding Wels County. It is however the county seat of Wels – Land. Wels is the second largest city in Upper Austria which gives many opportunities for leisure and of course extreme sports performances.
Bordeaux is situated on the Garonne River, right in the Gironde department in southwestern France. It is a port city and the 9th largest in France. The greater Bordeaux area is called Communauté Urbaine de Bordeaux and is the fifth largest urban area in France behind Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Lille. It is the prefecture of the Gironde department and the capital of the Aquitaine region. Bordeaux is the biggest wine industry capital in France.
La Rochelle is the capital of the Charente – Maritime department. It is a port city connected to the Île de Ré with a 2.9 km / 1.8 mi long bridge that was completed on May 19th, 1988. The harbor opens to a protected strait, the Pertuis d'Antioche. La Rochelle is situated in western France and is seaport on the Bay of Biscay which is a part of the Atlantic Ocean.
Wiener Neustadt is a town which is situated in the south of Vienna, within the state of Lower Austria in the northeastern Austria. The city is self-governed and is the seat of the district administration in Wiener Neustadt Land. Wiener Neustadt and its surroundings are famous due to their sporting activity.
Klagenfurt is situated in southern Austria. It lies in the middle region almost as far from Vienna to the northeast as from Innsbruck to the west. Klagenfurt is the sixth largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
Düsseldorf is the center of the Rhine – Ruhr metropolitan region and the capital city of the German state of North Rhine – Westphalia. It is known for its fine arts, its relatively large Japanese community and its pioneering influence on experimental – electronic music. Nonetheless, Düsseldorf is also famous for its extreme sports activities, being performed in the wider area.