Five for Friday is a weekly article highlighting the top five moments of the week in the diving community. Let’s dive back into this week!
The USA Diving High Performance department announced the 2019 High Performance Tier One Squad. The squad consists of 15 divers, and features six members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team, as well as three Olympic medalists. To learn who made the squad, click here.
Seven divers have been selected to represent Team USA in next month’s FINA World Series meets in Sagamihara, Japan and Beijing, China. Divers were selected based on performances in both the 2017 FINA World Cup and the 2018 USA Diving Winter Trials. To learn who will be representing the stars and stripes, click here.
This month, TrueSport is providing coaches and parents tools to help young divers cope with failure, so they can bounce back. Failures are guaranteed in life and in sport. Click here to learn how to inspire our athletes to take advantage of a failure and use it as a valuable learning lesson.
High school state diving championships season is revving up with winter season meets underway and fall champions already named. 20 states have already crowned their state champions, and numerous state competitions will be held in the coming days, weeks and months. Curious who holds the crown for your home state? Click here.
The FINA Diving Grand Prix is less than 60 days away from returning to the United States for the first time in six years April 11-14, 2019 at the newly renovated Marguerite Aquatics Center in Mission Viejo, California. Tickets are on sale now for the 2019 FINA Diving Grand Prix. Click here for tickets.