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Contrary to popular belief, divers do not shower between each dive because of bacteria. Divers shower in warm water (or even soak in a hot tub) to keep their muscles warm and loose. This is also why gymnasts put on warm-ups, or pants and jackets, after each event. Some divers believe that if they go into the water while wet they can enter with a smaller splash, however most dry off with a towel.

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