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Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest in Richland

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RICHLAND, Wash.-- In the spirit of Halloween, some divers in Richland carved pumpkins on Saturday, under water. 

It was part of the Annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest. It was hosted by the Atomic Ducks Dive Club in Richland.

There were 11 divers carving. They hit the water at 11:00 a.m.

We caught up with some of them as they were getting out.

"Dive knives are used for prying things open or cutting things loose, so they're not delicate cutting tools, the blades are real wide, so it's not easy work," said one diver.

The winner was Lee Pikarski who carved a pumpkin in a minute and 4 seconds.