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List of Diving Board Tricks

By Katelyn Chef, LiveStrong, 12/10/18, 12:00PM CST

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To perform the flying squirrel, grab your ankles after your feet have left the board's edge. Finish by leaning forward. 

Practicing safe methods of diving is great alternative exercise or just a fine way to impress onlookers at the local swimming pool.

Learning a variety of diving board tricks will improve your technique and help you master the art of the high dive. Never dive alone - always have someone present in case you run into trouble - and spend plenty of time practicing the simpler dives before advancing to the more difficult maneuvers.

Can Opener

Move over cannonball; next time you're teetering on the edge of the diving board, try the can opener dive instead.