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USA Diving Announces FINA World Series Roster

USA Diving has announced the 14 athletes who will represent the United States at the FINA World Series meets taking place in Canada, Russia  and Great Britain beginning February 28. Competition is set for February 28-March 1 in Montreal, Canada, followed by the World Series stop in meet in Kazan, Ru...

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Greg Louganis Feature Biopic In Development: Matthew Wilder Screenplay

Greg Louganis, the Olympic diving champion, legend and humanitarian, and his manager, Greg. H. Sims, of Arya Worldwide Entertainment, are in development on a feature film of Louganis’ life following a very complicated process of obtaining the rights to his story. Mathew Wilder (Dog Eat Dog, Regardin...

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US Divers Take Home Nine Medals at FINA Grand Prix in Madrid

On the final day of competition at the FINA Grand Prix in Madrid, Spain, U.S. Divers added another three medals to the overall medal count. Jessica Parratto (Dover, N.H.), who won gold the previous day with partner Amy Magaña in the 10 meter synchronized competition, earned another gold in the indiv...

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Passages: Former Navy Diving Coach Joe Suriano Passes Away

Joe Suriano, who served as the Navy diving coach and a physical education instructor at the USNA for 35 years, passed away this week in Annapolis. A celebration of his life will be held Sat., Feb. 15, from 4-6 p.m. in Lejeune Hall with a reception to follow. Those interested in attending are asked t...

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Terry Bassett Out as CEO of USA Diving; Search for Successor Underway

Terry Bassett (USA Diving) Terry Bassett, the Chief Executive Officer of USA Diving, has submitted his resignation from his post, the governing body announced. According to a press release, which was signed by David Gascon, the Chairman of USA Diving’s Board of Directors, the resignation of Bassett ...

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Juan Celaya-Hernandez Named Nuevo León Athlete of the Year in Mexico

LSU diver Juan Celaya-Hernandez was named the Nuevo León Athlete of the Year at a ceremony in Monterrey, Mexico, on Monday. Celaya-Hernandez was selected for the honor based on his amazing achievements during the 2019 competitive season. “It’s nice to see my hard work start to pay off, said...

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RIT Diving Coach Cliff Devries to be Featured on E:60 Special

A short 20-minute documentary on Division III RIT diving coach Cliff Devries will air on ESPN tonight, Tuesday October 29, at 9:00 p.m. EST. The documentary centers on Devries' annual dive of the 3m springboard that he does on his birthday, which is tomorrow October 30. Devries is currently in his 1...

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Relive Greg Louganis' Diving Triumph at the 1988 Olympic Games

Greg Louganis is widely considered as one of the greatest divers in the history of the sport. He won four gold medals and one silver across three Olympic Games (without including the 1980 Olympic boycott). Louganis was the first (and only) male diver to ever win both springboard and platform diving ...

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USA Diving Moving Headquarters to Colorado Springs

USA Diving Inc. announces that it will be moving its national office from Indianapolis, Ind. to Colorado Springs, Colo. in the fourth quarter of this year. The move to Colorado Springs will allow USA Diving to take advantage of many of the benefits of being located in the hometown of the United Stat...

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Members of USA Diving's High Performance Squad Off To College

By Erin Keaveny, Swimming World Contributor. USA Diving's High Performance Squad is made up of divers who exhibit the most potential, skill, and determination to become future U.S. Olympic Team Members. The squad is categorized into three tiers. Tier One includes the Nations' most accomplished diver...

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Diving Dogs: A New Twist on Fetch

By Madeline Ladd, Swimming World College Intern. There’s skydiving, platform diving, cliff diving, and there's ...dog diving? Sure enough, Diving Dogs - also sometimes referred to as dock jumping - is a nationally recognized sport. According to North America Diving Dogs description, the event goes s...

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Sarah Bacon, Brooke Schultz Go 1-2 at Pan American Games

A day after pairing for silver in women’s synchronized 3-meter, Sarah Bacon (Indianapolis, Ind./Minneapolis, Minn.) and Brooke Schultz (Fayetteville, Ark.) won gold and silver in the individual 1-meter contest Friday at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. Also on Friday, Steele Johnson (Carmel, In...