Name: Krysta Palmer
Sport: Diving
Height: 5'6"
DOB: 6/13/1992
Hometown: Carson City, Nev.
College: University of Nevada
Team/Club: Nevada Diving Club
Coach(es): Jianli You
World Championship Experience
  • 2017: Bronze (mixed 3-meter/10-meter team event), 37th (3-meter)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 Bolzano FINA Grand Prix silver medalist on women's 3-meter synchro
  • 2018 World Cup bronze medalist on mixed 3-meter/10-meter team event
  • 2018 World Cup team member
Personal: Krysta is the daughter of Mitch and Vicki Palmer, and she has one sibling, Devin...Her grandfather Norman Palmer was on the U.S. national ski team. ...Krysta did not start diving until age 20...She participated in gymnastics for seven years and trampoline for eight years prior to starting her diving career...She competed for the U.S. internationally in trampoline in Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Russia...Injuries (torn patellar tendon in her left knee and torn ACL, MCL and LCL in right knee) restricted her from reaching her full potential and she has since switched to diving...She competed in her first senior nationals in 2015, and her favorite dive is 5253B...She says the hardest part about her training is keeping her legs strong. ...She would like to one day perform with Cirque du Soleil and become a collegiate diving coach. ...Graduated from Nevada with a degree in kinesiology in 2016