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Diving

Terms of or pertaining to scuba diving or the aerial/gymnastic sport of diving into water from an elevated board.

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balconing

Sports; Diving

A thrill game played by mostly drunken tourists to jump off balconies into hotel swimming pools. Balconing has been made popular by YouTube and other social networks, with daredevil jumps into ...

draw

Sports; Diving

The judges draw names or numbers as a way of determining the order that the divers will dive in.

elevation

Sports; Diving

This is the height a diver reaches from their take-off position.

entry

Sports; Diving

This has to do with when the diver enters the water. On entry into the water the diver should be near vertical and generate little or no splash. The less splash the more points the diver will be ...

events

Sports; Diving

The number of different dives that need to be preformed by both men and women on either the springboard or platform. The numbers of events vary between springboard and platform and between men and ...

execution

Sports; Diving

How well a dive is performed. Dives are judged on technique, mechanics, grace and form.

flight

Sports; Diving

The time the diver is in the air performing their dive.

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