What it would be like to swim on the moon

I loved the most recent “What If?” on xkcd about swimming on the moon:

Everything else would be different and way cooler. The waves would be bigger, the splash fights more intense, and swimmers would be able to jump out of the water like dolphins.

And this:

A 2012 paper in PLoS ONE, titled “Humans Running in Place on Water at Simulated Reduced Gravity”, concluded that while humans can’t run on the surface of water on Earth, they might just barely be able to do so on the Moon.

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