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slow motion diving

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Thanks Vadim.

SWING GAME – Swing Jumping

Looks like fun.

SWING GAME – Swing Jumping World Championships 24.7.2014 in Kotka, Finland

details

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(via Thomas Trapp)

world record dives

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Yang Jian scoring 118 and 123 on his 109b at the London leg of the Fina Diving World Series.

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Tom:

The dive is a front 4.5 pike and is the most difficult dive being done off the 10 meter. Only a few men in the world are accomplished enough to use it.

In the prelims he set a world record for a single dive (118 points) and in the finals he broke his own world record with these scores 10, 10, 9.5, 9.5, 10, 10, 10. When you cross out the two highest scores and the two lowest scores he keeps a perfect 30 net points and when you multiply that by the degree of difficulty (4.1 – highest D.D. dive in the world) you get a record setting 123 points. He ended up winning the event with an unheard of 626 points meaning for 6 dives, he scored over a 100 points on each dive. Highly unusual. This guy is the early favorite to win in Rio 2016.

greatest dive ever – Triple Lindy

Thornton Melon aka Rodney Dangerfield.

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(via Greg Roe)

Nanjing YOG, Nanning Worlds

Easy to confuse. :-(

Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Aug 16-28th, 2014

3,600 athletes, 28 sports including Artistic, Rhythmic and Diving

Nanjing

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Nanning World Artistic Gymnastics Championships Oct 3-13th, 2014

9,247 spectator capacity

9,247 spectator capacity

A = YOG Nanjing, Jiangsu

B = Worlds Nanning, Guangxi

CHN map

related – Olympics.org – The Year of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

Thanks Jeff.

CHN diving 10m synchro

2013 National Games Synchronised Men’s 10m Platform Highlights

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Tough to beat.

(via Thomas Trapp)

Giraffes diving

Short film by Nicolas Devaux.

Produced by Cube Creative Productions & Orange.

With the participation of Arte, the support of the City of Paris and the partnership of CNC.

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Thanks Stu.

best of the web 2013

This tightly edited montage includes some of the best acrobatic clips of the year.

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Here’s the list of 187 videos used for this compilation.

the R-word is not acceptable

Don’t let kids use it in the gym. Or anywhere.

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Maria Marconi – 305C

Italian Olympic diver.

Thanks Tom.

weightless acrobatics

Astronaut Al Bean on Skylab 3. A trained springboard diver.

A great way to see how “tilt twist” works.

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(via Trampoline Pundit)

on Chinese divers …

Chinese divers won all four events on the final day to sweep the 2013 FINA USA Diving Grand Prix on Sunday.

U.S. Olympic medalist Troy Dumais took silver in the 3-meter springboard behind He Chao’s 53.25 points. Dumais, who won a bronze medal in synchronized 3-meter platform at the London Olympics, said he’s not ready to focus on the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games yet.

“I’m taking it a day at a time. I can’t promise anything,” Dumais said. “You don’t make money in diving, I’m sorry – it’s a hobby, it’s not a career. I have to put some energy elsewhere. The only problem is, when you do that, it takes away from your diving. It’s a balancing act.”

Huang Xiaohui
Huang Xiaohui

Read More – Sports Illustrated

most difficult dive ever

… No, not one of the disasters on reality TV. :-)

This is Victor Minibaev off 10m.

Back 2 1/2 with 3 1/2 twists in pike.

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(via Diving News on Facebook)