Name: Sophie McAfee
Sport: Diving
Height: 5' 7"
DOB: 12/27/2002
Hometown: San Marino, Calif.
High School: Polytechnic School (2021)
Team/Club: Trojan Dive Club
Coach(es): Hongping Li and Tory Trowbridge
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Junior Pan American Championships: silver, synchronized platform; 6th, platform
  • 2018 FINA World Junior Diving Championships team member
  • 2016 national champion (synchronized 10-meter with Olivia Rosendahl)
  • 2015 junior national champion (synchronized 3-meter and synchronized platform with Tarrin Gilliland)
Personal: Sophie is the daughter of Kristin and Preston McAfee...She has an older sister, Ellie...Sophie started diving at age 7 and trains 2 1/2-5 hours a day six days a week...She qualified for her first junior nationals at age 8 and competed in her first senior nationals at age 12...Her favorite dive is a back 2 1/2 with 1 1/2 twists on 10-meter...Sophie's favorite diver is Fu Mingzia...Her favorite food is chocolate chip pancakes...Sophie would love to skydive one day and hopes to visit every continent...She likes to write songs, dance and bake...Sophie's favorite diver is Fu Mingxia, the "Queen of Diving...She won the 2017 Winter National Championships title in the synchronized platform with Olivia Rosendahl