Monday, June 21, 2010

How deep should the swimming pool be for diving off a diving board?

FINA sets the rules for swimming pools and diving. The international competitive swimming organization, requires its pools to be at least 3.4 meters deep for a 1-meter high diving board. This is about 11 feet for a 3-foot high board.  A 10-meter high diving platform needs a pool depth of at least 4.5 meters...pretty danged deep.

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