Name: Joshua Hedberg
Sport: Diving
Height: 5' 4"
DOB: 1/29/2007
Birthplace: Rockford, Ill.
Hometown: Noblesville, Ind.
High School: Indiana Connections Academy
Team/Club: Indiana International School of Diving
Coach(es): Sean McCarthy
World Championship Experience
  • 2022, 11th (10-meter)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2022 Junior World Championships team member (bronze, platform and synchronized platform; gold, mixed team event; 6th, 3-meter)
  • 2022 national champion (synchronized 10-meter)
  • Won three medals at 2021 Junior Pan American Championships (gold, platform; silver, 3-meter; bronze, 1-meter)
  • 2021 Junior Pan American Games team member (6th, platform)
  • 2019 Junior Pan American Championships team member (5th, 1-meter; 6th, platform)
  • Eight-time junior national champion (2x 1M, 3x 3M, 3X PL)
  • Swept his age group at the junior national championships twice, winning all three titles in 2018 and 2022
Personal: Son of Alina and Mark Hedberg...He has an older brother, Jacob, who was also a diver...Joshua likes to work out and listen to music...He trains five hours a day, five days a week...Started out as in trampoline and tumbling at age before starting to compete in diving at age 8...When he qualified for trampoline/tumbling nationals and diving junior nationals in the same year, his parents asked him to choose, and he decided diving would be his focus moving forward...He competed in her first diving junior nationals in 2016 ...His favorite dive is 407C on 10-meter...Likes to listen to alternative rock between dives (particularly Bilmuri, Don Broco, and Foster The People)...His favorite diver is David Boudia, and his favorite book is Boudia's Greater Than Gold...He would love to meet Greg Louganis because they share the same birthday...Has a gluten allergy and says it can sometimes be challenging to find appropriate meals when away at competitions