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Underwater hockey gets overdue praise on Page 2

Updated: October 11, 2010, 6:00 PM ET
By Kristy Barry

NEWPORT, Wales -- At first glance, you see a piranha-like feeding frenzy.

Below the surface, swimmers armed with short sticks and snorkels fight savagely for a puck.

Underwater hockey is played in more than 20 nations around the world, and as a service to the readers of Page 2, I find myself here learning the sport and asking, "Why don't they just use scuba tanks?"

A match lasts for 30 grueling minutes, during which you start to wonder who would create ...

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