Ringing In The New Year With A Look Back: 16 Images From 2016

By USA Diving | Dec. 31, 2016, 8:25 a.m. (ET)
The last year gave us some truly everlasting moments in the diving well, especially the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Here is a look back at some of the unforgettable images from 2016:

1) The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials.


2) The final Trials of four-time Olympian and 2012 bronze medalist, Troy Dumais.

3) Sam Dorman makes his Olympic debut, bringing the competitive fire in the men's 3-meter synchro.

4) Amy Cozad Magaña poses in front of a Copacabana sidewalk backdrop, a design known throughout the world that built the excitement for the Rio Games.

5) Katrina Young made her name at Trials and went on to finish 13th in the women's 10-meter in Rio.

6) Steele Johnson came in 13th in the men's 10-meter competition, but ultimately found his way to the podium in the men's 10-meter synchro.

7) Kassidy Cook made her first Olympic team in 2016, finishing 13th in the women's 3-meter.

8) Abby Johnston also made her second team, taking 12th in the women's 3-meter at the Games.

9) Jessica Parratto, a first-time Olympian, competed in both the women's 10-meter and 10-meter synchro during South America's first Games.

10) Michael Hixon found his twin, Zac Efron, after taking social media by storm. He also came back from Rio with a silver medal. Not a bad way to spend the summer.

11) Cozad Magaña and Parratto represented the Red, White and Blue in the women's 10-meter synchro. The duo finished seventh.

12) Kristian Ipsen claimed 5th in the men's 3-meter in Rio, giving the U.S. its second-straight fifth-place finish in the event at the Games (Dumais, 2012).

13) David Boudia continued to add to his Olympic legacy with a bronze medal in the men's 10-meter. He became the first American man since 1988 to medal in the event in back-to-back Games.

14) Hixon and Dorman added to the U.S. medal haul in Rio by taking silver in the men's 3-meter synchro.

15) Boudia sent his Olympic medal count to four after Rio, earning a silver with synchro partner Johnson. The medal marked the second straight Games Team USA earned a medal in the 10-meter event.

16) The Perfect 10...