Teen crowned champion of Norwegian ‘belly flop’ championship

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 18 (UPI) — Competitors gathered at a water park in Norway to compete in an annual “belly flop” diving competition.

Norway news outlet Dagabladet shared video of some of the competitions “coolest dives” from the dodsing event.

According to ABC Australia, dodsing roughly translates to “deathing” and features competitors diving parallel with the water while attempting to keep their bodies as straight as possible.

Teenager Truls Torp was ultimately declared the winner of the competition for performing a “full-frontal” dive.

Competitors are judged on the speed, height, power and distance of their jump, how wide they spread the body, how late they curl and the size of the spray of water when they land.



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