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Questions tagged [water-sports]

Questions about water sports.

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Is holding the wall or bouncing up off the bottom legal in Water polo?

Is it ok to hold the edge of the pool or touch the bottom of the pool during a game of Water polo? I have a Water polo tournament coming up soon and have never played it before. I have trained once ...
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Legs stops kicking while inhaling air during freestyle swiming

I have newly started learning swimming, major problem which I am facing and my coach informs me is that my legs stops kicking while I am taking breath while doing freestyle swimming. Because of this ...
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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.