Name: Clay Chaplin
Sport: Diving
Height: 5'8"
DOB: 3/7/2003
Birthplace: Denver, Colo.
Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colo.
High School: Mountain Vista (2021)
College: Ohio State University
Coach(es): Justin Sochor
Personal: Son of Robert and Angela Chaplin...Has three siblings: Lindsay, Joe and Trevor...Started diving at age 9 ...Clay trains three hours a day, six days a week...Favorite dive is a 303C...Favorite diver is David Boudia...Traveling to get to the pools where he practices is the hardest part about his training...Says fear and not being tired after school are the hardest parts about his training...Clayton can do some cool magic tricks. He also enjoys playing video games to relax...He carries a rabbit's foot in his dive bag for good luck since he broke his elbow a week before the 2014 zones. ...Because he broke his elbow in 2014, one arm is longer than the other...Clayton was named 2018 NISCA All-American...Between dives, he likes to listen to music and talk to teammates. He also visualizes his next dive...Clayton describes himself as funny, disciplined and happy...People would be surprised to learn that he is a good bowler and often bowls over 200 points a game