Water Jump Length: 3.66 x 3.66 (12 feet x 12 feet)
Water Depth:70 cm gradient (over 2 feet closest to the hurdle, gradually leveling off)
The steeplechase looks more like a competition from a Real World/Road Rules Challenge than a bona fide Olympic event. It’s as if two stoners were watching the hurdles a long time ago and they thought, "Wouldn't it be awesome if after they jumped a three-foot hurdle they had to clear a three-foot long puddle?" And then that became an Olympic event and nobody ever questioned it.