Feeding Station

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Feeding poles used at the 2008 Beijing Olympics feeding station
noun - Feeding station (or a feeding pontoon or feeding platform) is a boat or other temporary, floating or fixed structure, such as a dock or pier, used by coaches to provide fuel (i.e., food) or hydration (i.e., drink) to swimmers in an open water swimming competition.

The coaches were standing on the feeding station waiting for the swimmers to come in.

Synonyms

feeding pontoon, feeding platform, hydration station

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