Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Check out some random fun facts about swimming and pools!

Did you know that two men (Mike and Bob) volleyed their Badminton birdie 206 times in their swimming pool? Badminton, anyone?

Watch it here!

https://recordsetter.com/world-record/consecutive-pool-badminton-volleys/32677?autoplay=true

Did you know Dimos and Renos volleyed a soccer ball 1,925 times, using their heads, while standing in the ocean? Maybe they took ibuprofen before they started!

Watch it here!

https://recordsetter.com/world-record/consecutive-soccer-ball-volleys-using-heads-the-sea/37995?autoplay=true

Did you know that the world’s largest swimming pool is in Chile? It covers 20 acres and is 3,300 feet long!

http://www.worldrecordacademy.com/biggest/largest_swimming_pool_world_record_set_by_San_Alfonso_pool_70920.htm

Did you know that the world’s deepest swimming pool is in Italy? It’s 137 feet deep and used for training and research!

http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/deepest-swimming-pool-for-diving/

Did you know that enough water flows over Niagara Falls to fill all the swimming pools in the United States in only three days!

FallsDid you know that President Gerald Ford had a pool installed at the White House in 1975?  The First Family wanted to swim!

WhiteHousePoolDid you know that elephants use their trunks as a snorkel and swim often?  And, armadillos can walk on the bottom of bodies of water!  Who knew?

ElephantinPoolEverybody needs a dose of useless information now and then.  Share them with your teenage son or daughter tonight over the dinner table.  It just might spark some laughs and good conversation.