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octopush

(ˈɒktəpʊʃ)
n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) the game of underwater hockey, in which two teams attempt to push a weighted object along the floor of a swimming pool
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Tuesday and Thursday nights are sacred underwater hockey training nights.
Should any other sports association would claim to represent underwater hockey in the country, an objection to the application has to be presented before the POC Membership Commission within 15 days.
Patrick Bunker, Cethin Ravenhill and Emyr Tayler are all students of local secondary schools - Pembroke School and Ysgol Preseli - who will travel to Hungary on Friday to compete in the Underwater Hockey World Championships.
However, despite its international popularity, underwater hockey has yet to rise to the surface of mainstream sports in the United States, perhaps because it can't draw thousands of spectators like football or basketball, the report said.
The sport committee is responsible for several sports, including apnoea, aquathlon, underwater hockey and finswimming.
Underwater Hockey, as it has become better known, is a team game played along the bottom of a pool by two teams of six players, each equipped with mask, fins, snorkel, a safety (water polo) cap, a protective glove on the playing hand, and a short stick coloured either white or black.
Guests can also enjoy activities such as dolphin watching, windsurfing, snorkeling, guided kayak safaris and underwater hockey. For more information, visit www.holidayinn.com.
Katy was the only Scot in Great Britain's winning team at the Underwater Hockey World Championships in Slovenia.
The "celebration of all things aquatic" includes a competitive swim, diving exhibition, water polo, synchronised swimming and underwater hockey.
Eugene Recreation: Drop-in water sports (underwater hockey or kayaking) session for ages 12 and up, 8 -10 p.m., Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd., Eugene.

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