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How to learn swimming if I have water-phobia? [on hold]

I have tried to learn swimming a lot. I have taken private classes, group classes to learn it, but I they did not help. I think that I have water phobia especially for the deep parts of swimming pool. ...
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How many people play water polo around the world?

I found the FIFA Big Count about soccer/football, but no similar number for water polo by FINA or any other source. What is a reasonable guesstimate? (If it improves the question, I can be more ...
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Dry Suit Shorts: Do they exist?

Is it possible to purchase dry shorts/bottoms that keep the water out in a similar way that a dry suit does? Thank you!
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What technique is most efficient for turning a canoe fast?

I recently got involved in canoe racing and I am curious about the most efficient techniques of turning a canoe around a buoy without losing your forward speed.
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Could I use a trialthlon swimming wetsuit for diving?

I am a diver, yet I always rent my wetsuits. I have been thinking of making an investment recently, but I haven't gotten around to it, as in Belgium you need some different thicknesses: 7mm (for sure, ...
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Why is the bottom surface of water skis smooth?

I don't even know if the bottom surface is smooth or not, but in this question I do not ask about a keel or groove on the underside. I ask if it is smooth or is it like a surface of a golf ball. ...
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What are the names of wakeboard tricks that are performed at the corner of the cable?

If you jump right before the rope goes around the corner in a cable wakeboard park so you get cought by the twitch in mid-air, how do you call these tricks? I found none in the glossary.