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Monday, January 5, 2009

Water Sports : A Fact File

1. Planing over the surface of water on broad ski-like runners while being towed by a motorboat.
Ans: watersking

2. Underwater swimming done with minimum of equipment.
Ans: skin diving

3. Underwater swimming done with an aqua-lung.
Ans: scuba diving

4. Racing in a sail or power-driven vessel.
Ans: yachting

5. A winter sports pf sailing or racing on ice in modified boats.
Ans: iceboating

6. Racing of watercraft and sculls on inland rivers.
Ans: rowing

7. Game which wasearlier called ‘football in the water’.
Ans: water polo

8. Riding breaking waves towards the shore with the help of a surfboard.
Ans: surfing

9. Propelling the body through water by leg and arm motions and floating.
Ans: swimming

10. Using a small lightweight boat for recreation or competation.
Ans: canoeing

11. The adventurous and exciting water-sport of traveling down a river on a raft.
Ans: white-water rafting

12. A sport in which the narrow canoe-like boat of the Inuit is used
Ans: kayaking
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