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Two horizontal rows of very high pressure water nozzles
aimed at each other such that their streams interlace
form a bridge. Although it wouldn't be easy, you'd be
to walk across it.
The alternating left/right streams would cancel out the
tendency of one stream to push the walker
direction. It might be challenging, but that would make
a fun attraction at a water park.
Not sure if the description makes any sense but I'm
Hmm. You could also have a grid of sequentially
nozzles on either side that could form an escalator so
just stand on the first "step" and ride it up to where it
would drop you back into the pool.
Not sure if that makes sense either. Exhausted. Good
||Don't cross the streams!!! (+)
||bare foot or special sandals?
||If the streams are horizontal, what is providing the
||Upnosity would be provided by the water flow.
Take a firehose and try to put your finger into the
stream. It's hard as a rock. I actually experienced
this in my childhood when somebody would open
the fire hydrant and all the kids would dance
around in the water in their underwear during the
summer. (fond memories of my ghetto
upbringing) Anyway, try interrupting the flow with
your hand, can't be done at least with the force
your hand can offer.
||After a bit of sleep though, looking at this again
the streams might have to be pointed a bit
upward forming a "V" shape. Then you'd be walking
at the convergence of the two streams like on a
tightrope. Admittedly, holding up a 150 pound
person is a lot to ask of a bunch of streams of
water but I think it could be done. Unless of
course it couldn't.
||But if it could, you could also make a "water
coaster" where the stream picked you up and
pushed you along a traveling wave, like peristaltic
motion. Then you could ride on water. Just sit in
one spot in the pool and the jets would pick you
up and fly you around like on a roller coaster.
||Simply insert a sock in each nostril and high pressure water will wash the socks and prevent it entering the nose and indulging in unintended brainwashing.
||Incidentally Yahoo news has discovered the "making power from people stepping on stuff" notion, so expect new persons turning up here care of google.