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Competitive diving is when an athlete participates in competitions in the area of springboard diving. There is spring board diving, which is done on either a one meter or a three meter diving board. Then, there is platform diving, which is most commonly done on a five meter, seven meter and ten meter. Diving is a competitive sport practiced in the Olympics, where they do both springboard and platform diving.

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Thomas Daley does competitive diving in the Olympics

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Can't tell you, but competitive swimming, from what I've learned started in ancient Egypt. It really only started after competitive diving evolved.

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Skin diving is any underwater activity done without the use of SCUBA gear, using a mask and flippers, and possibly a snorkel.It includes swimming, spear fishing, free dive photography, competitive breath-hold free diving and other apnea competitions.

What is High Diving?

It is diving on a high diving board.

What diving sports are relatively safe?

Sky diving

How many members are there in US Diving?

In my diving club, there are no members in the US diving at the moment.

Is skin diving and free diving the same thing?

Free diving is diving without scuba. Skin diving means diving without a wetsuit or scuba. Since you can free dive without a wetsuit they can be the same thing but they are not necessarily always the same thing.

Where did Melissa Wu start diving?

She started diving at bthe Parramatta Diving Club in Sydney

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Not necessarily. Many famous and successful divers took diving up later in life. Children do tend to take to diving more naturally than adults though; for children breathing underwater because a grown up tells them to comes naturally. Some adults really struggle to get comfortable doing it however. If you are young and interested in diving, you should dive because you want to; not because you want to be a great diver. It is not a competitive sport. But it is a lot of fun.

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Professional Diving is a type of diving where the divers are paid for their work. Recreational diving or sport diving is a type of diving that uses SCUBA equipment for the purpose of leisure and enjoyment. Military, navy, rescue and police diving courses need to be taken per your division or location. Technical and scientific diving is mainly for research and exploration.

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1 diving board and8 diving blocks!

What will you see under the water when you scuba diving?

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what commercial diving supplies are needed to go diving?

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What diving is considered the fastest?

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At the base of the diving board.