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    That's a BIG dive into a small pool!


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    The pool appears to be sitting on a crash mat as well?

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    Yeah....but you'd want it to!!!

    You want it to be onto concrete? You're a harsh man, plexer!!!


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    And yet my local pool bans diving from the side into 2.5ft of water! How do they expect us to train to beat this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tonyd View Post
    And yet my local pool bans diving from the side into 2.5ft of water! How do they expect us to train to beat this?

    You'll notice that he does it in Norway......There's your answer! You have to go abroad, and devote your life to it!!

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    BBC appear to have been a little slow picking this story up:

    Link: [Animated GIF] Big Dive Little Pool

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    Would he do it in 12" of custard?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Would he do it in 12" of custard?
    That'd be like jumping into a concrete block...

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    That's what I'm getting at

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    Or my wife's gravy - 12" of gravy would kill anybody no matter what height they jumped into it from .......


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    Paddling Pool - luxury! When I were a lad, we used to dive from twice that height into wet sponge.

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