Diving

Lindsay Close Hired as New Hampshire Diving Coach

Lindsay Close has been named the diving coach of the University of New Hampshire women’s swimming & diving program, announced Monday by head coach Josh Willman.

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PHOTO VAULT: High Divers Leap Over the Kazan Kremlin at Dizzying Heights

High divers complete their flipping and twisting routines at incredible heights.

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Boudia wins silver on 10m Platform Diving – 2015 World Championship Video

David Boudia closed at the 2015 FINA World Championships with the silver medal on 10-meter on Sunday, giving Team USA its second medal of the Championships.

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Daley Scoops Fourth Medal for British Divers in Russia

Tom Daley won his second medal of the Kazan 2015 World Championships with 10m Platform bronze on the final day of diving in Russia.

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Qiu wins 10m Platform Diving – 2015 FINA World Championship Video

In Men’s 10m Platform Diving, 2-time defending World Champ, Bo Qui (CHN) wins again with a total score of 587.00.

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Shi wins in Springboard Diving – 2015 FINA World Championship Video

In Women’s 3m Springboard Diving, Tingmao Shi (CHN) wins with a total score of 383.55.

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David Boudia advances to 10-meter finals at World Championships

David Boudia finished fifth in the men’s 10-meter semifinals Saturday at the FINA World Championships to qualify for Sunday’s finals and earn Team USA a quota spot for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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He Chao wins Springboard Diving – 2015 FINA World Championship Video

He Chao (CHN) beats the Olympic Champ, Ilia Zakharov (RUS), by 7.45 points to win the Gold medal with a total of 555.05 points. (courtesy of Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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Laugher Wins Second World Championship Medal with 3m Bronze

Laugher’s result means he is the first British diver to reach the podium in an individual springboard event at a World Championships and only the second, alongside Tom Daley, to win an individual medal.

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Cozad 6th in Women’s Platform Diving – 2015 FINA World Championship Video

Amy Cozad finished sixth in the women’s 10-meter final Thursday at the World Championships, good for the best finish by a U.S. woman on that event at a World Championships since Laura Wilkinson was fourth in 2007.

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Kim Kuk Hyang wins Platform Diving – 2015 FINA World Championship Video

VIDEO: 16 year old Kim Kuk Hyang (PRK) earlier help North Korea win their first medal, Bronze in the Synchro, and now she becomes their first ever diving World Champ.

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USA 7th Mixed Team Diving – 2015 FINA World Championship Video

First ever Mixed Team Diving, where divers switch between platform and springboard, Jessica Parratto and David Boudia (USA) started strong but slipped to 9th in the end, 30 off the podium.

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Daley and Gallantree Win World Championship Gold in Kazan

Tom Daley and Rebecca Gallantree combined for gold in the inaugural Mixed Team Event to win Great Britain’s second medal in as many nights at the Kazan 2015 World Championships.

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Keeney Diving Fail Drops Her to Last Place at World Championships (Video)

Maddison Keeney (AUS) was sitting in 4th place after four rounds, then the unexplainable happened in the final round, dropping her in last place.

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Indiana’s Michael Hixon takes 1-meter bronze at FINA World Championships

“I just wanted to do six dives the best I could. Other things are out of my hand as far as how other divers do or how the judges score,” said Hixon, who became the first U.S. man to medal on 1-meter at a World Championships since 1998.

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