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    Splashdown
    For Playstation2
    
    FAQ/Wetsuit Locations
    Written by AbsurdSnyper and aekorso
    
    Contact us at: WeaponX@satx.rr.com (AbsurdSnyper on GameFAQs)
                   Sccatcher20@aol.com (aekorso on GameFAQs)
    
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            **=-Table of Contents-=**
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    1) Introduction
          Gets you started on what it is we are doing.
    2) Controls
          Learn the basic, as well as the advanced techniques.
    3) Course Listing
          Get the listing of every course on the game.
    4) Trick Listing
          Every trick, and methods to perform them.
    5) Wetsuit Locations
          A detailed list of every wetsuit location in the game.
    6) Secrets
          Unlockable secrets and codes.
    7) Credits
          Everyone who helped make this possible, and legal info.
    
    
    
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    1)        **=-Introduction-=**
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    Splashdown is one of the greatest games we have ever purchased for the
    Playstation 2. No other game comes close to the realism of the sport this game
    brings you. The gameplay is magnificent, the game controls very nicely, and most
    of all, the graphics are the best we have ever seen. For more information on
    this, please check out AbsurdSnyper's review, posted at www.GameFAQs.com.
    
    This FAQ was created totally from the combined efforts of AbsurdSnyper and
    aekorso. We split the findings 50/50, so we each deserve credit. We also
    gathered info from BigDogLuke, Iceman, Poopman, Turkish13 (who found the last
    one I needed), and everybody else at the Splashdown message boards at GameFAQs.
    
    This guide will provide the locations for the many different wetsuits available
    for each character that are spread across the 21 tracks. There are icons you
    will find along them, some visible, and others that require comprehensive
    searching. You can use any mode (besides Countdown and CopyCat) to search the
    tracks for these hidden icons. You can even search in 2-player, and you and a
    friend can search for them. It also will depend on what difficulty you play the
    track on, since track layouts differ from Easy/Normal and Hard. This means that
    you will find the same icons if you play Easy or Normal, but will not find those
    in hard, and will have to search for a whole new set. So, Easy and Normal have
    its own set of wetsuits, and Hard has its own set. We recommend trying to find
    as many as possible before resorting to this FAQ, because most of them you can
    see from the track, and also because it is fun to go exploring around the track
    on Free Ride to search for them. Once you are stuck, come to this FAQ and you
    will find the locations on every single wetsuit.
    
    
    
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    2)   	      **=-Controls-=**
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    *Note: These controls are based on the default control setting, and are straight
    out of the Instruction Manual. Try the Training Mode for a demonstration of
    harder techniques. It even allows you to try them yourself.
    
    Basic Watercraft Controls
    
    Left Analog Stick/D-Pad       -Steer/Lean
    X                             -Throttle
    L2                            -Stunt 1
    R1                            -Stunt 2
    R2                            -Stunt 3
    Select                        -Reset to Track
    Start                         -Pause/Options
    
    Camera Controls
    
    Triangle                      -Preset camera views
    Right Analog Stick            -Adjust Camera
    L1                            -Look Back
    Square                        -Thrill Cam (airborne only)
    Press and hold Left           -Dolly Camera
    Analog Stick and move
    Right Analog Stick UP
    or DOWN to dolly in and
    out
    
    Advanced Controls and Techniques
    
    Hydroplaning is one of the most important things to do in a race. This technique
    helps pick the nose of your Sea-Doo out of the water, and helps you gain more
    speed. To perform this, make sure you are at a speed of about 40-50 mph. Then,
    pull back on the left analog stick to travel at a faster speed. You cannot
    perform this at low speeds, as it can make you crash. You must also not
    hydroplane in turns, because it makes them dangerous. When coming out of turns,
    wait until you gain a little speed before hydroplaning. Go even faster by
    building up the performance meter! (See Trick List)
    
    To make tighter turns at high speeds, move the left analog stick forward a bit,
    and also in the direction of the turn. Don't dive into the water, but just
    barely go into the water. Some of the racers on the game have better handling
    than others, and this technique isn't needed as much. Experiment with all of the
    racers.
    
    Another advanced control is the Submarine. Some hidden areas and shortcuts force
    you to submarine below the water to reach them. To do this, you need to have a
    little speed, above 30 mph is good. While riding, push forward on the left
    analog stick to submerge your watercraft. Then, release the analog stick and you
    will come back up to the surface. The technique is great for dodging the
    cylinder, red buoys found all around the tracks.
    
    An extension of the Submarine is the Bunny Hop. This is performed to jump small
    obstacles on the tracks. Perform this by pushing the left analog stick to
    submerge (just like the submarine. But instead of releasing it, pull back on the
    left analog stick and you will come straight out of the water. The longer you
    push forward on the left analog stick, the higher you will jump. Try doing a
    very small bunny hop to keep speed, but at the same time jumping the obstacle.
    
    An even further extension of the Bunny Hop is the Invert, better known as the
    back flip. This is not needed for racing, and actually slows you down
    significantly. But, it is very cool for when you are ahead in a race, and also
    can be used if you need major points for your performance meter for quick speed.
    Just push forward on the left analog stick to submerge. Then (making sure you go
    down far enough, but not too far), pull back on the left analog stick to come
    out of the water. Keep holding it until you do a complete back flip. Remember;
    don't perform this in a race. You lose valuable time. Just use it as a quick way
    to get more points on the performance meter (which it does!). This is explained
    further in the Trick List.
    
    
    
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    3)        **=-Course Listing-=**
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    This section will provide you with the listing of all of the tracks, and the
    information about how the wetsuits are distributed.
    
    This course list is in the order from the game (1-21).
    
     1) Maui, USA
     2) Everglades, USA
     3) Three Rivers, USA
     4) Madrid, Spain
     5) Mission Bay, USA
     6) Rhine River, Germany
     7) Barrier Reef, Australia
     8) Seoul, South Korea
     9) Lake Quilotoa, Ecuador
    10) Nice, France
    11) Lochness, Scotland
    12) Madrid 2, Spain
    13) Kuta Beach, Bali
    14) Tokyo, Japan
    15) Nile River, Egypt
    16) Seoul 2, South Korea
    17) Venice, Italy
    18) Bering Straight, USA
    19) Amazon River, Brazil
    20) Lake Havasu, USA
    21) Bermuda Triangle
    
    *In order to unlock most of these tracks, you must play in Career Mode and beat
    these levels. More information on this can be found in Section 6 (Secrets).
    
    Now, one of the best things about this game is the track layouts, and how they
    differ from difficulty to difficulty. (You must beat Career Mode on Hard in
    order to play them on Hard). Easy and Normal both have the same course layouts,
    and the only difference in those two difficulties is the AI of the computer
    players. But, courses when played on Hard are laid out a little different.
    Remember to check out Section 6 (Secrets) for information on all of the secrets
    on the game.
    
    
    
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    4)        **=-Trick Listing-=**
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    This section provides you with a listing of all of the tricks contained in the
    game, and the ways to perform them. Each character also has their own Character
    Specific Trick that can only be performed by that character.
    
    Tricks, usually, do not d anything for you in racing games. But, in Splashdown,
    tricks build up you "Performance Meter." This meter is near your speedometer,
    and has two sections, a large, and a small. The small section is at the top, and
    this is called the "Overflow Zone." If you are in this area, you increase the
    time your Sea-Doo will stay at peak performance. The higher your performance
    meter is, the faster you will accelerate, and the higher your top speed will be.
    
    I have listed the tricks in the way the book has, by "Tiers." The tricks get
    harder to perform in Tier 2 and Tier 3, but build up the Performance Meter
    faster. The Character Specific Tricks also build it up fast. You can also hold
    tricks (by holding down the shoulder button after performing the trick) to
    multiply its value.
    
    The easiest way to perform these is to hold down the corresponding shoulder
    button (either L2, R1, or R2) and move the digital pad (or left analog stick) in
    the correct way, as stated. If it consists of more than one direction of the
    left analog stick (i.e. L2 + Up-Down-Up), you must hold L2 the whole time, and
    press Up-Down-Up very quickly.
    
    **In these tricks, diagonals are named by the two directions it is closest to.
    For example, diagonal Up/Right is named by UR. Diagonal Down/Left is DL. Some
    tricks must be performed in one fluid motion. So, if you see Up-UR-Right-DR-
    Down, you must move the left analog stick from Up, over to the right, and then
    down, never returning to the middle, (the original position of the stick). This
    might be hard to understand, so if you are having trouble, visit
    www.gosplashdown.com, and click on Hints for their trick listing.
    
    Tier I:
    
    L2 + Up                                              -Cordova
    L2 + Down                                            -Lazy Boy
    L2 + Left                                            -Heart Attack
    L2 + Right                                           -Double Can Can
    R1 + Up                                              -Spade
    R1 + Down                                            -Rollover
    R1 + Left                                            -Saran Wrap
    R1 + Right                                           -Seat Surf
    R2 + Up                                              -Handlebar Handstand
    R2 + Down                                            -Superman
    R2 + Left                                            -Nac Nac
    R2 + Right                                           -Shin Grab
    
    Tier II:
    
    L2 + Up-Down-Up                                      -Air Walk
    R2 + Down-Up-Down                                    -Cliffhanger
    R2 + Up-Up-Down                                      -Rack
    R1 + R2 + Up-UL-Left-DL-Down-DR-Right-UR-Up          -Whirlybird
    R1 + R2 + Up-Down-Up                                 -Kiss of Death
    R2 + Left-DL-Down-DR-Right                           -Metronome
    R1 + Right-UR-Up-UL-Left                             -Roundhouse
    R1 + Down-Up-UL-Left-DL-Down                         -Tumbleweed
    L2 + Left-DL-Down-DR-Right                           -Tornado
    R2 + Right-Left-Right                                -Double Double Can Can
    R1 + R2 + Down-Up-Down                               -Rear Handstand
    R2 + Right-Left-DL-Down-DR-Right                     -Bicycle Kick
    
    Tier III:
    
    R1 + R2 + Down-Up-UR-Right-DR-Down-DL-Left-UL-Up     -Backflip
    R1 + Right-Left-Right-UR-Up-UL-Left-DL-Down-DR-Right -Pummel Horse
    R2 + Up-Down-Up-UL-Left-DL-Down-DR-Right-UR-Up       -Wu Ping Crane
    
    Signature Stunts:
    *These must be performed by the corresponding character*
    
    R1 + R2 + Up-Down-Up-UR-Right-DR-Down-DL-Left-UL-Up  -Cyclone (Andy)
    R1 + (allx2)Up-UR-Right-DR-Down-DL-Left-UL-Up(allx2) -Sirocco (Amman Ra)
    L2 + Down-Right-Left-Right                           -Flailing Gibbon (Rafael)
    R1 + R2 + Left-Right-Left-DL-Down-DR-Right           -Ferris Wheel (Haily)
    R1 + Up-Down-Up-UR-Right-DR-Down                     -Das Moonsault (Sebastian)
    L2 + Up-Up-Down-DR-Right-UR-Up-UL-Left-DL-Down       -Swan Ton Plancha (Juana)
    R2 + (allx2)Up-UL-Left-DL-Down-DR-Right-UR-Up(allx2) -Top Spin (Jeremy)
    L2 + Up-Up-Down-Up                                   -Hanging Orchid (Kyoko)
    R2 + Up-Down-Down-Up                                 -Crawling Terror (Steve)
    
    
    
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    5)      **=-Wetsuit Locations-=**
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    Okay, this is the bulk of our FAQ. This provides you with the exact locations of
    the different colored wetsuits for each character.
    
    ** If you don't know what they are, read this before going on. **
    Every character has 2 default wetsuits when the game begins. But, more colors
    can be found by locating their "icons" along the tracks. Once you grab one, exit
    the level, save, and it will be forever stored. The new colors available for
    each character are Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Purple. Icons will be
    represented by the picture of the corresponding character. Outside of it, the
    color it will unlock will be twirling around it. All you need to do is drive
    into them, and a message will say you have received it. If you prefer to search
    yourself, keep in mind that the four Challenge Courses (Madrid, Spain, Seoul,
    South Korea, Madrid 2, Spain, and Seoul 2, South Korea) do not have any
    wetsuits. But the bonus level, Bermuda Triangle, does.
    
    Now, they are found along the tracks, but, as explained in the Course Listing
    Section, track layouts differ each difficulty. Easy and Normal have the same
    layouts, but Hard has different layouts. It is the same thing with these. Easy
    and Normal both have the same wetsuits. So, if you play on Easy, you will find
    an icon in the same place as you would find it on Normal.  Hard has its own set
    of wetsuits. For example, if there is a wetsuit on a certain ramp on a certain
    course on Easy, you can grab it. If you are playing on Normal (since track
    layouts are the same on Easy and Normal), you find it in the EXACT same spot. If
    you play it on Hard, it will not be there, since track layouts are different. In
    essence, wetsuits can be found on Easy and Normal in the same spots, while Hard
    carries its own set of them in different places. We will notify which difficulty
    to play on when we give you the locations.
    
    In addition to this, every character has a secret wetsuit, or swimsuit. Don't
    worry, this is unlocked after getting all 5 of the wetsuits for a rider. So, you
    don't have to do anything extra to get this one.
    
    Also, some of them require you to do Advanced Techniques. If we use a word you
    don't understand, refer back to the "Controls" section. There, you will find a
    detailed explanation of them.
    
    Now, we have divided these into sections by Characters. This way, if you are
    missing one of a character, you can find it easily (make sure to use the Blimp
    View while searching, as this helps a lot).
    Let the hunting begin!!!
    
    
    *****Andy Pierce*****
    
    Bio: This golden boy's got the charm and all-around skills to compete with the
    best. Andy seems like he's had too much sun over the years, but he's much
    sharper and focused than you might think.
    
    Wetsuit: Red
    Course: Maui, USA
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: Using the in-game map, go to the opposite side of the map from the
    starting line. Drive through the course until you reach this point where there
    is a boat (on your right) before the path splits in two. When you see the boat,
    turn to the left and submarine under those towers. Then go left, and follow the
    water. Then bunny hop, or use the sand as a ramp, to reach it.
    
    Wetsuit: Yellow
    Course: Amazon River, Brazil
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: This one is easy, but concealed. Just ride the course until you drive
    off the small waterfall (the one where it sends you into rocks). Drive off it,
    and turn around to go under it. It's under there.
    
    Wetsuit: Green
    Course: Three Rivers, USA
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: This one is difficult to explain. Use the blimp view if necessary.
    After reaching the "industrial part" (the area with buildings, and cranes),
    there are two cranes. After jumping off the ramp right after you pass the 2nd
    crane, you should be exiting the area. Before you do, turn around to go
    backwards. You see the ramp you just went over? There should be a skinny ramp
    next to it. Take that at full speed.
    
    Wetsuit: Blue
    Course: Venice, Italy
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: If you know the shortcut involving the pool, go there and it is there.
    If not, use the map to go to the top left part that sticks out on the map (like
    a leg). Bunny hop into a small pool of water (it actually is a pool, with chairs
    by it, and tables). It's in there.
    
    Wetsuit: Purple
    Course: Nice, France
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: As soon as you start, do a U-turn and go left through the yellow
    buoys. Go to the left side of the concrete and there is a ramp, and right in
    front is his wetsuit under a tarp by some fruit.
    
    
    *****Haily Hollister*****
    
    Bio: This little Aussie firecracker is one hot number - and she knows it! Daddy
    takes care of the bills so she's got plenty of time to ride. Pretty strong
    skills all around.
    
    Wetsuit: Red
    Course: Everglades, USA
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: Using the map in game, there should be a long straightaway on the
    right side of the map. After the U-turn at the beginning of it is a jump. Her
    wetsuit is in midair of the ramp on the right.
    
    Wetsuit: Yellow
    Course: Kuta Beach, Bali
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: When you get to the large ramp over the first set of jagged rocks, go
    backwards. You should spot a ramp on the left. Use that to get into the next
    area. In here, use the next ramp.
    
    Wetsuit: Green
    Course: Lake Havasu, USA
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: This one is hard to explain, but you should be able to spot it from
    the course. It is toward the end of the course. The level goes from a
    "supercross" type of area to an area with no bouys and is all land around you,
    and then back into the "supercross" part. Near the end of the course is a
    monstrous ramp (the biggest, you should recognize it) that goes back onto the
    "supercross" area. After you hit this jump and land in the water, the next turn
    should be a left U-turn (180 degrees). But, only go halfway onto the turn (90
    degrees) and go straight. You should immediately come to a small boat. You
    should be able to see the icon in the boat. Bunny hop into the icon to get it.
    
    Wetsuit: Blue
    Course: Barrier Reef, Australia
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: This one might take some exploring on your part, since you must go off
    the track to reach it. Using the map in game, go to the top of it (North) and go
    off the course and start heading left. Try to find a wooden boat sticking up
    halfway out of the water. Small islands and trees should surround it. (This is
    all off track). Go around to the other side of the boat and use the side as a
    ramp to fall inside the actual boat. It's right in there.
    
    Wetsuit: Purple
    Course: Venice, Italy
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: At the start of the race, do a U-turn and start racing backwards and
    weave through the piers. You should see a ramp hidden behind a sign (the sign
    points left). Then go left through the yellow round buoys. You will have to go
    through some blue and white poles. Find the ramp, and hit it!
    
    
    *****Rafael Martin*****
    
    Bio: A successful businessman, Rafael handles his ride with grace and precision,
    as with everything else in his life. A familiar sight on the French Riviera, he
    can afford to do his thrill seeking around the world.
    
    Wetsuit: Red
    Course: Barrier Reef, Australia
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: At the top left of the in-game map, there are two paths you can take.
    Take the left one, and when they meet up again, go off the course to the left
    and you should see it. (Remember to use the blimp view if necessary). If you
    need to bunny hop, do so too.
    
    Wetsuit: Yellow
    Course: Everglades, USA
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: This one is on top of the shack. If you know where that is, go get it.
    If you don't, notice on the right side of the in-game map is a long
    straightaway. At the end of it is a dock with a shack to the right of it. There
    is a ramp to the right of the shack. Use that to reach it.
    
    Wetsuit: Green
    Course: Mission Bay, USA
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: On the right side of the in-game map, after the small U-turn, take the
    ramp at full speed (building up your performance meter wouldn't hurt, or using
    Steve) and aim a little to the right. You should have no problem.
    
    Wetsuit: Blue
    Course: Barrier Reef, Australia
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: At the very beginning of the race, before you even go forward, do a
    complete 180 degree turn (U-turn) and go right a little ways over some sand. Do
    another U-turn and you should see a ramp. Don't hit it too fast, but fast enough
    to reach it.
    
    Wetsuit: Purple
    Course: Nile River, Egypt
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: Right before the first ramp in the course, turn left through the
    yellow buoys. In the boat is the wetsuit. Bunny hop to get it. Or, an
    alternative way to get it is to use the second ramp in the course. Go fairly
    slow to get it.
    
    
    *****Kyoko Takahashi*****
    
    Bio: Low-key and pleasant most of the time, Kyoko's personality explodes once
    she gets out onto the water. With her showy style and outrageous stunts, she's a
    great crowd-pleaser.
    
    Wetsuit: Red
    Course: Tokyo, Japan
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: After hitting the first ramp in the course, you should see a brick
    wall to the left. At the end of it, do a U-turn, and find the ramp. Go to the
    other end, turn around, and hit it.
    
    Wetsuit: Yellow
    Course: Three Rivers, USA
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: This is one of the harder ones to explain, although it is in a simple
    location. We both have a way to get it, so follow whichever. The first
    explanation is this: As soon as you enter the industrial part, there is a little
    pond. Go straight towards it and bunny hop into it (the blimp view helps a whole
    lot!). If you are having trouble, don't worry. Read this next part. After taking
    a left U-turn (on the left side of the map, there are 3 things that stick out,
    and we are talking about the middle one), take the next right, but not the next
    one. Instead, go straight and bunny hop into the well concealed pool of water.
    
    Wetsuit: Green
    Course: Lake Quilotoa, Ecuador
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: Go to the middle of the course (or middle of the in-game map) to the
    crashed plane. It is on the nose of the plane. Use bunny hop to reach it.
    
    Wetsuit: Blue
    Course: Bermuda Triangle
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: The one and only wetsuit in the Bermuda Traingle, poses no difficulty
    to receive (to unlock the Bermuda Triangle, see the Secrets section of our FAQ).
    Race the course as normal until you reach the second set of 3 ramps side by
    side, all leading to a different UFO. The left UFO clearly has one on top of it.
    Use the (left) ramp to reach it.
    
    Wetsuit: Purple
    Course: Maui, USA
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: The first time the course splits onto two roads, take the left path.
    Near the end when the road it about to join back together, there will be a sign
    that points right. Go past it over some sand slowly to a little pool of water.
    It should be in there.
    
    
    *****Juana Lopez*****
    
    Bio: Juana could smack you down, but she'd never do that. Bold and lively, this
    onetime bodybuilder now prefers the thrill of the open water to the gym. And she
    takes her thrills at top speed.
    
    Wetsuit: Red
    Course: Mission Bay, USA
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: Almost at the end of the course near the aircraft carrier, there is a
    small boat in front of it. You must bunny hop to it to get this one.
    
    Wetsuit: Yellow
    Course: Barrier Reef, Australia
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: After the path rejoins after splitting up, continue to the fairly
    large ramp. Don't take it, but instead look to the left of it to the large ship
    that is crashed into the island. It is on top of that. Bunny hop from the other
    side of the ship.
    
    Wetsuit: Green
    Course: Venice, Italy
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: This one is very simple, but the ramp can be tricky. On the actual
    path of the track, near the end, is the one and only skinny ramp between sets of
    poles. Use the ramp to go through the opening that contains the wetsuit.
    
    Wetsuit: Blue
    Course: Kuta Beach, Bali
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: At the beginning of the race, you should see the icon in the big
    tower. Go around to the other side, and hit the ramp towards it to get it.
    
    Wetsuit: Purple
    Course: Lochness, Scotland
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: At the top middle of the in-game map, the course should have towers on
    one side of the track and small floating black and yellow buoys. Go under the
    buoys, and go extremely fast on the ramp to get the wetsuit on top of the
    building.
    
    
    *****Sebastian Kleinemann*****
    
    Bio: Once a powerhouse rowing champion, Sebastian's found a new sport and he
    hasn't touched an oar since. A brute force on the water, he'll barrel right
    through you - but he'll be sure to apologize later!
    
    Wetsuit: Red
    Course: Tokyo, Japan
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: When you hit the huge ramp (the very last one in the metal area), hit
    it fast to get just inside the wooden area. Steve works well, or maximum
    performance is also recommended. Just keep trying, you'll make it!
    
    Wetsuit: Yellow
    Course: Amazon River, Brazil
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: You can't miss this one. Find the tiki statues before the last huge
    ramp near the end. No advanced technique needed, no speed needed, just drive
    into it.
    
    Wetsuit: Green
    Course: Lake Quilotoa, Ecuador
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: Go to the plane (in the middle of the map) and it should be in the
    back of the front half of the plane, not the tail of the plane.
    
    Wetsuit: Blue
    Course: Bering Strait, USA
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: From the beginning of the race, go towards the first ramp, but don't
    jump over it. Turn right and jump over the ice, just right of the metal tower to
    get to the other side. Once there, go right, and then left a little bit to find
    some ice that appears more blue than the rest. It is on the other side of that.
    Slowly jump over that, and turn around to get it. (Special thanks to Turkish13).
    
    Wetsuit: Purple
    Course: Rhine River, Germany
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: This one is hard to explain, so bear with us. Go to the area with a
    lot of brick walls staggered out in all directions. There should be a brown log
    around that area. If you can't find it, head towards the ramp that would take
    you out of the area, but don't use it. Instead, turn around and go under the arc
    and use the log a ramp. Go about 25-30 mph and you should land in a little are
    with water, where the wetsuit is.
    
    
    *****Jeremy Wallace*****
    
    Bio: A pretty rough character in his younger days, Jeremy's focused on racing
    now. Brash and reckless, he goes all out with his wild stunts. Yeah, he's
    starved for attention - but you still can't stop watching.
    
    Wetsuit: Red
    Course: Bering Strait, USA
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: When racing through the ice sheets in the middle of the track, you
    should spot a high cliff to the left. Keep on riding until you are about to
    reach the next ramp (a fairly large one over ice). Take a left before you do,
    and bunny hop over one of the small icebergs to another area with water.  Find a
    skinny ramp, build speed as best you can, and hit it.
    
    Wetsuit: Yellow
    Course: Bering Strait, USA
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: After racing through the ice sheets in the middle of the track,
    continue to the next ramp (the fairly large one over the ice). After clearing
    that, go left through the yellow buoys and find the skinny ramp. Take it slow,
    yet fast to get into a small hole with water. It is in there.
    
    Wetsuit: Green
    Course: Rhine River, Germany
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: At the beginning of the race, go left under the pier and signs. Find
    the skinny ramp under the pier that points back to the track. Take it at full
    speed.
    
    Wetsuit: Blue
    Course: Amazon River, Brazil
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: When racing through the many trees on the long straightaway, you
    should see it hovering in the air. Use a bunny hop to reach it.
    
    Wetsuit: Purple
    Course: Nice, France
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: At the beginning of the race, do a U-turn and go left through the
    yellow buoys and stay on the left side and you will see a ramp to the right of
    the row of towers. Use it to get the wetsuit.
    
    
    *****Amman Ra*****
    
    Bio: When not touring, this smooth-as-silk Egyptian pop star unwinds on the
    water. Taking his name from the gods, Amman Ra is far from modest, and he's not
    the most graceful loser.
    
    Wetsuit: Red
    Course: Lochness, Scotland
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: Follow the course until you get to the brown bridge with buildings on
    either side of it. Go left over the hill, and you should spot a ramp to your
    left. Hit it at full speed and the wetsuit will be on top of the left building.
    
    Wetsuit: Yellow
    Course: Kuta Beach, Bali
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: When you come to a part in the track where you can go left or right
    (right has a ramp), go left. In a real race, you are supposed to go right, but
    go left. Go to the ramp on the right and hit it.
    
    Wetsuit: Green
    Course: Venice, Italy
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: On a long straightaway, there is a shortcut that is a hard right
    before you take the normal right turn. It is in there. Bunny hop to get it. Or,
    if you know where the shortcut involving the pool, go there, but don't use it.
    Instead, go backwards through the track and you shouldn't miss it.
    
    Wetsuit: Blue
    Course: Lake Havasu, USA
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: Race as normal through the course, and count ramps until you get to
    the third one (the third ramp is actually two ramps, a left and right one). Take
    the right ramp and aim for the towers on the right where there is a line of
    them. It is in the first tower.
    
    Wetsuit: Purple
    Course: Nile River, Egypt
    Difficulty: Easy/Normal
    Location: This one is easily visible from the course, but it is easier said than
    done on ho to get it. There is a part in the track where you can go left or
    right. Going right is the easier path, but takes longer. The left path is a ramp
    that shoots you between buildings. After clearing either of the sides (you
    choose), you should some to a row of buildings on your left. The wetsuit is high
    on top of the right building. You can't get it from here, so continue on. Then,
    when you get to a hard left turn in the track, go straight instead through the
    yellow buoys. You should spot a ramp. You must hit this ramp very fast. We
    recommend using Steve with full Performance Meter (do a few Inverts to build it
    up easily).
    
    
    *****Steve*****
    
    Bio: Who, or what, is Steve? A top-ranked racer who met with a pool of toxic
    waste? Poseidon manifested? Whatever the case, he's here to shred the waves and
    eat some fish. And he's almost all outta fish...
    
    Wetsuit: Red
    Course: Everglades, USA
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: Looking at the left side of the in-game map, there is a straightaway.
    At the end of it, there are 3 rows of balls and bars. After passing them, there
    should be a torn sign pointing left. Look a little ways to the left of the sign
    and there is a very small piece of grass at the border of the land and the water
    (it is protruding from the land, it is very small). Build up speed and hit that
    spot of grass and if you are going fast enough, you will go to another part of
    water. Once there, go left and in the middle of the water is an island, and the
    wetsuit is on that. You can't miss it. The hard part is getting over the strip
    of land.
    
    Wetsuit: Yellow
    Course: Everglades, USA
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: Go to the right side of the in-game map. At the end of the long
    straightaway, there will be a shack. Ride under the pier and you will see 2
    ramps. Use the ramp on the right and you will shoot into his wetsuit.
    
    Wetsuit: Green
    Course: Rhine River, Germany
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: Near the bottom-middle of the in-game map is the area with a lot of
    brick walls coming out of the water. Instead of going trough them and hitting
    the ramp at the end, go through the yellow buoys near the beginning of the brick
    area. There should be a ramp back there. You must hit it very fast to reach the
    wetsuit.
    
    Wetsuit: Blue
    Course: Tokyo, Japan
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: Race the race as normal until you get to the part with little things
    sticking out of the water everywhere, and if you were racing, you would have to
    dodge them. Actually, there are 2 parts like this. It is very hard to explain
    which one, so if you can tell you are in the wrong one, go into the other one.
    As soon as you get there, start going backwards and you should see a ramp. It
    will put you into a big lake. Bunny hop the small wall, and follow it around to
    the wetsuit.
    
    Wetsuit: Purple
    Course: Lochness, Scotland
    Difficulty: Hard
    Location: At the start of the race, go diagonally straight and right to a large
    hill where the lochness monster would appear right in front. The large hill is
    by the sign that points left. Ride up that hill to another area, and his wetsuit
    is in there. If you have trouble getting up the hill, race until you cross the
    finish line for the second lap, and the monster will appear, and you can use it
    a ramp.
    
    
    
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    6)           **=-Secrets-=**
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    If you are having trouble beating the game, or need information on what you can
    unlock in Splashdown, search no further. Here, we have codes and unlockables.
    
    
    *****Unlockables*****
    
    In order to fully beat Splashdown, there are many things to accomplish. You must
    do a lot of things to get everything, and this section tells about all of the
    unlockable things throughout the game.
    
    Unlocking Tracks
    Several of the courses are not open to play in Arcade Mode or Vs. Mode at the
    beginning of the game. To unlock them, beat Career Mode and reach that track to
    get it in Arcade/Vs. But, some are available in Easy and Normal, but not Hard.
    To unlock the track in Hard, you must play that track on hard difficulty in
    Career Mode. An easy way to unlock them is to beat Career Mode on Normal, and on
    Hard. (When we say beat, we mean place first overall in the Standings).
    
    Unlocking Characters
    To unlock characters for play in Arcade and Vs. Mode, you must beat them in a
    Challenge Round in Career Mode. There are 4 challenge rounds in Career Mode, and
    you can choose which racer you will race. If you win, they are on your team in
    career Mode, and you can use them whenever you want. But if the character was
    locked in Arcade and Vs. mode, they are now unlocked.
    
    Bermuda Triangle
    This secret track is unlocked by finishing first overall in Career Mode on Hard.
    Once this is accomplished, it is available in Arcade and Vs. Modes.
    
    Steve
    To unlock Steve, you do the same thing as for the Bermuda Triangle. Beat Career
    Mode on Hard. Steve has maxed out stats, and is a very fast rider. Use him for
    hard wetsuits where you need speed.
    
    Wetsuits
    Different colored wetsuits are available for each character, including Steve. To
    unlock them, find the corresponding icons found throughout the courses. Easy and
    Normal have the same set of wetsuits, but Hard (having track layouts different)
    has its own set. If having trouble finding them, go to our Wetsuit Locations
    section for the location of each and every wetsuit. In addition to them, if you
    find all 5 wetsuits for a character, it will give you their swimsuit.
    
    Movies
    Each character has his or her own ending movie. These are received by completing
    Career Mode (any difficulty) with that racer. You can also view movies you have
    gotten in the Options-Movies Menu. Remember, even though it doesn't have Steve
    on there, he has one as well.
    
    
    *****Codes*****
    
    These have all been tested and work perfectly. If for some reason you do have
    trouble, e-mail either of us and we will help you out.
    
    All of the following codes must be inputted at the Cheat Menu screen. To reach
    that menu, input the following code:
    
    Go to the Options Menu, and hold R2 while pressing the following: Up, Up, Down,
    Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Square, O, Square, O. The Cheat Menu will
    appear. Enter the following names to get the corresponding cheat.
    *They are case-sensitive*
    
    Code:                       Cheat:
    Passport                    All courses and Steve unlocked.
    AllChar                     All characters unlocked.
    LaPinata                    All wetsuits unlocked.
    Festival                    All ending movies unlocked.
    PMeterGo                    Maximum performance meter.
    TopBird                     AI cannot knock you off your Sea-Doo.
    AllOutAI                    The AI races their best (same as Hard).
    Hobble                      Normal AI (same as Normal).
    IBelieve                    Time Trials against a UFO.
    F18                         Time Trials against an F-18.
    SEADOO                      Time Trials against a Sea-Doo.
    
    
    
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    7)           **=-Credits-=**
    *****************************************
    
    
    Well, that's our FAQ. We hope this helps you out in your hunting for every
    wetsuit in the game.
    
    Thanks to BigDogLuke, Poopman, Iceman, Turkish13, Sean Pappin, and everybody
    else at the Splashdown message boards located at GameFAQs.
    
    Special Thanks to Rainbow Studios for developing and Atari and Infogrames for
    producing the best game for PlayStation2 we have ever played! Keep 'em coming!
    
    Very special thanks to CJayC. We all appreciate what you do for gamers out
    there, and without him, gaming wouldn't be the same.
    
    The music in Splashdown is performed by:
    Smashmouth - All Star
    Sum 41 - Rhythms
    Sum 41 - All She's Got
    SR-71 - Right Now
    Man or Astroman? - Mouthful of Exhaust
    Blink 182 - The Rock Show
    Groovie Ghoulies - Chupacabra
    Groovie Ghoulies - Graceland
    The Donnas - You've got a Crush on Me
    KMFDM - Son of a Gun
    Otis - Hold Your Breath
    The Dude - Rock Da' Juice
    
    
    *****Contact*****
    
    Questions? Comments? Did we make a mistake in our FAQ?
    
    If you need anything about Splashdown, e-mail either AbsurdSnyper
    (WeaponX@satx.rr.com) or aekorso (Sccatcher20@aol.com).
    
    If you have question about the FAQ or an error we didn't catch, e-mail
    AbsurdSnyper.
    
    At the GameFAQs message boards, we are AbsurdSnyper and aekorso. You can also
    try to contact us there.
    
    
    *****Copyright*****
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