In Canada, husky skin-divers hit the water to grapple with a novel wrestling opponent - an octopus.
SV Diver goes under water
TRACKING SHOT Under water
SV Diver swimming under water
SCU Octopus moves along sea bed
SV Diver swims towards octopus
Diver grabs octopus, swims to surface
SV Diver surfaces, places octopus in crate, returns to sea
UNDERWATER SHOT Fish swims away from diver
SV Diver grabs another octopus and makes for surface
GV Spectators on bank
GV Divers return to shore with catch
SCU Octopus in basket being weighed
SCU Winning team with award
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Background: In Canada, husky skin-divers hit the water to grapple with a novel wrestling opponent - an octopus. The divers - more than 50 of them - invaded the waters off Victoria, British Columbia.
Their object: To catch with their bare hands the biggest octopuses they could find in a four-hour time limit. The divers had to hunt their quarry without the help of weapons or under-water breathing gear.
Winners of the contest, an annual event, was a diving team that caught 206 pounds (92 kilos) of squirming tentacles - biggest haul of the day.