water jump


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water jump

n
1. (Horse Racing) a ditch, brook, or pond over which athletes or horses must jump in a steeplechase or similar contest
2. (Athletics (Track & Field)) a ditch, brook, or pond over which athletes or horses must jump in a steeplechase or similar contest
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water jump - a pool or stream in a steeplechase or similar contest
obstacle - an obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)
pool - an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
Translations

water jump

n (Horse-riding) → riviera
References in classic literature ?
The Duke pointed out the water jump with some trepidation, but the Prince's glasses rested on it only for a moment.
Tenders are invited for the works comprise the re-surfacing of the existing 8 lane 400 m synthetic all-weather running track and associated d areas, regulating of existing asphalt base and laying additional asphalt layers as required, line marking, new track drainage, upgrades to triple jump and water jump areas, new perimeter fencing and landscaping.
She said: "We realised I could not land on my left leg, especially in the water jump.
ATHLETE Rolanda Bell takes a headover-heels dive through a water jump after catching a hurdle in the Women's 3,000m steeplechase.
His mount Shangani was in the midst of battle with Rebel Rebellion on his outside after the final fence of the Grade Three event before it became evident the pair were closing in on the cordoned-off area which divides the water jump from the run to the winning line.
There were plenty of other events for spectators to get excited about, including the men's 3000m steeplechase, where athletes struggled to get over the water jump.
Eight couples - only three of them actually husband and wife - battled it out through four heats and a final around an obstacle course which included a water jump.
Various characteristics of water-jump technique were measured or calculated and compared using two multiple linear regressions (one for men and one for women) to determine which characteristics led to maintaining race pace speeds through the water jump obstacle.
We looked at ways of dolling off the water jump and we put that into action on Saturday," said Lambert.
Mark, who has worked at the course for 15 months, said his favourite fence was The Chair, the 15th on the course and located just before the water jump and directly in front of the grandstands.
From the last fence leading into the back straight and near the water jump at the far bend.
There also are two ``D'' sector aprons at each end zone, a javelin runway, and a steeplechase water jump pit.