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Wipeout Simulator

'Dunktank' for amusement or surf training
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A large amount of water is dumped at high velocity onto the participant inside a specially shaped tank, producing the rapidly tumbling effects of a big wave wipeout.

Surviving this is very exhilirating.

Breathing apparatus could be used for safety. No hard surfaces!

subflower, Oct 14 2005

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       Taking scuba or surfing lessons, [subflower]? Body surfing in the shallows is a good way to get the confidence built up.
normzone, Oct 14 2005
  

       Could also be used for bikes and surf-related boards, except with a large moving slab of cement or steel intead of water.
jellydoughnut, Oct 14 2005
  

       Or you could climb into your washing machine...
DrCurry, Oct 14 2005
  

       Would lots of water travelling quick enough just crack the skull open/knock the person to floor cracking the skull open?
Germanicus, Oct 15 2005
  

       Just fall in a wave pool.
PollyNo9, Oct 16 2005
  

       Y'all are missing the point. This isn't unsafe. In a deep pool, this sensation is a lot of fun. The bubbles created by foam are light feeling and different than regular water. The sploosh and tumbling are different than anything one experiences regularly in other sports. Similar, I guess, to a washing machine but more random and 'bigger' feeling.   

       Nothing hard underneath and no nasty surprises, just freeform tumbling fun in a lot of bubbly water. Sheesh.
subflower, Oct 28 2005
  
      
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