- Underwater ice hockey
Underwater ice hockey or sub-aqua ice hockey is a minor
extreme sportplayed upside-down underneath frozen pools or ponds. Participants wear drysuits, and use the underside of the frozen surface as the playing area for a floating puck.
It is not to be confused with
underwater hockey, in which the floor of a swimming pool and a sinking puck are used.
The first underwater ice hockey world cup was held at Weissensee,
Austriain February 2007. Finlandfinished first, followed by Austriaand Slovakia. The other playing nations were Czech Republic, Germany, the Netherlands, Polandand Slovenia.
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