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Junior divers make waves at AAU Nationals

Lawrence Journal World - Lawrence,KS,USA
By Nathan Reed Shana Schuelein, along with two teammates from the Jayhawk Diving Club, traveled to Orlando, Fla., for the AAU junior national championships. ...“The whole atmosphere was grandiose,” Elliott said. “To these kids, it’s huge.”

“It's a big event, but we know a lot of the divers,” Kline said. “We’ve been to a lot of meets, and we’re getting to know them.”

Divers to prep for Beijing at Stanford

Mother knows best, diver Bryan pulls out of world series Malaysia
Olympic spur for Newberys - Melbourne Herald Sun - Australia

Australia's head diving coach, Hui Tong, said yesterday the Newberys had begun training again for a possible tilt at a third Olympics. He said Newbery, 30, ...

Boudia 10th in men's 10-meter event

Noblesville Daily Times - Noblesville,IN,USA
Boudia finished with 399.20 points, while his American teammate and synchronized diving partner, Thomas Finchum of Indianapolis, took sixth with 454.10 ...

2007 AAU Diving Nationals Results - Photos
600 + divers, 1205 Event Entries - 12835 Dives - 53296 Scores

Soon-to-be Freshman Diver, Erin Mertz, Wins AAU National Titles

CSTV.com - New York,NY,USA
"This was a major accomplishment for Erin as far as learning how to win," Kansas diving coach Eric Elliott said. "Erin has been to meets and been in the ...

Indy divers win gold at Pan Am Games

US must diversify to win medals count in '08 Games

Boudia, Finchum strike gold
Gentry dives right in as competitor, coach - Burlington,NC,USA
Kelci Bryant, Ariel Rittenhouse Win Silver in Women's Three-Meter

Vero Beach diver, 8, finishes third in nation

The 8-year-old Vero Beach resident finished third in the 1-meter dive Tuesday at the 9-and-under Amateur Athletic Union National Championships in Orlando. She followed with a fourth-place finish in the 3-meter dive Wednesday....

Ex-Longhorn diver Dumais adds bronze medal.
Scholar among Giants Albany Times Union - Albany,NY,USA

Addison Walkowiak of Ballston Spa earned All-America honors and a trip to China by placing in two events at the AAU diving national championship in Orlando, ...

Marco adjusts nicely to 3-meter board Patriot-News -PA

Heymans, Marleau and Despatie win diving gold at Pan Am Games

Canadian divers lead Pan Am podium parade

Hoosiers team to win synchronized diving

Heymans, Marleau win gold in synchro diving

JAMES MADISON-Named Becky Benson women's diving coach.
Dumais and Richeson win gold, Ishimatsu takes silver
Despatie, Heymans and Marleau win diving gold at Pan Am Games

Former Longhorn Troy Dumais adds bronze medal at Pan Am Games
Canada wins two diving gold at Pan Am Games

AAU NATIONALS Live Results Click here and go to bottom of page

Despatie eyes Hollywood

FINA ruling inconsistent

Samaniego and Schofield Shine at Senior Zone D Diving Champs

Canada looking strong heading into diving competition at Pan-Am

Breaking the surface of the Empire State Games: Local diver, Hornell,NY
AAU Nationals, To be Televised More details Soon

Dancing With The Starz Breakfast
One more days to register! Every Major team will be there.

FINA pulls springboard from under Guyana's Farrow

Farrow, whose mother is Guyanese, was born in Canada and has represented that country at international meets on numerous occasions...She first represented Guyana at last year´s Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia and represented Guyana again at the Central American ..However, she has never visited Guyana.

The Man, The Legend, The Book - Order His new book
Five-time Olympic Coach and two-time Olympic Judge Hobie Billingsley will be on hand to sign his new book "A Comprehensive View of Competitive Diving". At AAU Nationals. This impressive book, 40 years in the making and nearly 300 pages long, and is a “must have” for all those interested in the sport of diving. Hobie writes from the heart and inspires coaches and divers to reach new heights. If you are going to buy one book about diving this year, "A Comprehensive View of Competitive Diving" is the one!
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Local couple finds time for triathlons - Ithaca,NY.

That was until he met Karen LaFace while the two were studying at Brown University in 1997. Now the two are married, working at Ithaca College and training for triathlons....A pregnancy is keeping LaFace, who maintains a slender, athletic build that's fitting for triathlons, out of the competition....LaFace was a swimmer and diver and represented the United States at the 1992 Olympics

Akron Rippers to send 6 divers to AAU event

Justin Sochor, has accepted the head coach position at the US Elite Diving Academy in Columbus, OH as well as the assistant Diving coach with the Ohio State Buckeye's!

American Flyers Diving (Team) Inc for sale
US Elite Looking for 2 asst. coaches
Nielsen Dives Into Nationals

Featured Photo: Nick Nielsen at a recent practice session at Woodlake indoor pool. Nielsen will compete on the national level this month as he travels to Florida for the AAU national diving competition.

Freshman diver about to splash onto scene

An incoming Carroll freshman defies his age in diving. Hayden Hodges is already good enough to hold his own against the best varsity divers in the state. He's on track to landing a major college scholarship.

The Move
Take the plunge with champion cliff diver Dustin Webster

Victoria diver shines at senior nationals
Wiktorsson, Frick Claim Swedish Titles
Riley McCormick wins first Canadian senior title at diving ..

A&M's Sehn grabs Canadian title

Emilie Heymans wins women's tower at national championships

US Summer East/West Championships Results: East | West
REUBEN ROSS * DIVING - Edmonton Sun - Alberta, Canada

Originally from Regina, springboard diver Reuben Ross is coached by legendary Herb Flewwelling locally when he isn't attending the University of Miami ...

Winnipeg's McLean wins close one-metre competition at diving ...

Vandals trash pool at Santa Clara swim center
Veronique Lemieux nails final dive to snare three-metre title
Canada East - Canada
Thomas Finchum interview By rss@youtube.com (forcedcontract)

Frick Captures Swedish 3-Meter Title
Brandon Diver Colwill Breaks Foot

Youngsters dive into medals- Auckland,New Zealand

Richard comes first with Euro gold Times 24 - Herts,UK
Winnipeg's McLean wins close 1m competition at diving ..BC,Canada

Neenah's Foulks named to diving all-America team

Weston's DiMarco is an All-American

Bogart gets Minnesota honor
McCauley, Jotso friendly rivals in diving-Westchester,NY

INTERVIEW - Malaysia says Muslim sportswomen need not cover up

Future Hawkeye diver Veronica Rydze was named to the 2006-2007 National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association all-America team for one-meter diving. She is the daughter of head Hawkeye diving coach Bob Rydze.

Big Canadian contingent at Pan Am Games

Beijing's Olympic bubble


Tom Daley became the youngest British diving champion for 51 years at Sheffield this weekend, less than seven weeks after his 13th birthday. ...

Foot injury puts paid to Ken Nee's hopes of a good result in Rome
Teenager Daley stars at nationals - BBC Sport - UK
SAN JOSE STATE, Brian Tanner Named Women's Diving Coach

Last minute special hotel deals for AAU Nationals.

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Beautiful - and dangerous - city of Rio de Janeiro ready for Pan Ams

"If Rio wants the Olympic Games, it really needs to make a positive impact with the Pan American Games," Ed Hula, editor of Around the Rings, ...

White Rock divers primed to make a splash - B.C., Canada

Club founder Bev Boys will be on the edge of the pool this summer, but said she’s there more to inspire than instruct now that Fuchko and Owen have returned. “I’m a good motivator for all levels,” said Boys at a practice last week at South Surrey Indoor Pool, where the club trains twice week.

Strachan Hartley, former McGill football co-captain, dies at age 30

Metro Toronto - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Hartley, the brother of Canadian Olympic diver Blythe Hartley, played three seasons at UBC and two more at McGill, earning academic All-Canadian honours ...

Huge bookings for Beijing Olympics

China will zap Olympic rain clouds with rockets
Treasure Coast Dive Team scales new heights - Sebastian,FL,USA

During the June 23 Treasure Coast Invitational, Keith, of Sebastian, along with three of his teammates, demonstrated the expert skills that earned them spots in the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Summer Nationals in July in Orlando.

UNT names Summer Mitchell as diving coach

Mitchell, a two-time All-American at Michigan State and the University of Texas, comes to Denton with an impressive resume that includes years of club and high school coaching experience as well as extensive competition on the national and international levels.

COS diver leaping to new level of competition

At 6-feet, 1-inch tall and a rock-solid 195 pounds, Jordan Pollock is built like a linebacker.....While Pollock admits he is "pretty big" for a diver, his size was clearly no major obstacle earlier this spring when the 22-year-old won both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving championship at the Northern California Regional Championships in Modesto.

Helm paces THDC at Summer Meet

THDC coach Joe Lyons was impressed that all 10 divers qualified.“Bringing all our top 10 divers and having them qualify for West Nationals is truly unique,” Lyons said.

Canada names diving team for Summer Universiade

Times Colonist - Victoria,British Columbia,Canada
DIVING - Four members of Canada's national senior diving team will be expected to lead Canada at the 2007 Summer Universiade in Bangkok, Thailand beginning ...

Divers now training in China - Sun.Star - Philippines
Masters Diving champion not ready to quit just yet

Carl makes a splash - New South Wales,Australia

Training up to five times a week, Carl is coached by NSWIS coach Chava Sobrino. The young diver said that his main competition will come from the Victorian divers at the National Championships. Despite winning a silver medal at last year's competition Carl said he was not setting his expectations too high before the competition.

Chinese continue diving domination

The Chinese divers confirmed their 2007 domination by winning all the eight events of the seventh and last meet of the Fina Diving Grand Prix held in Rostock (GER), from June 22-24.

Pool prodigy Riendeau hopes to make splash at nationals

Vincent Riendeau is too young to understand just how impressive his accomplishments are, or he's wise enough to know this is only the beginning of what looks to be a promising diving career. The 10-year-old Pointe Claire native will enter next week's national junior diving championships at Parc Jean

Huge bookings for Beijing Olympics

Pan Ams still a good opportunity for potential Olympians

Dives To Triple Gold
Canada sending its second-largest team ever to Pan Am Games

Emily Brandt,from Lockport, N.Y. signs with Northeastern Univ.
Diving: Euro outing a ‘success’
China-bound RP athletes leave Thursday Asianjournal.com-LA,CA,

According to PSC chair Butch Ramirez, the 20 athletes from diving, wushu, weightlifting and fencing will stay for 60 days at the Guangzhou International ...

Boone diver makes international splash - Florence,KY,USA
Her diving coach, Paul Glassman, said Brownell's hard work is what got her to England. "Every kid who starts in all sports, the words that come out of their ...

Hawthorn Woods mayor strikes head in new pool -Chicago,IL,USA

Hunt said he used to be a competitive diver in high school and college and he insisted on being the first one off the 3-meter diving board in the pool last ...“There’s nothing wrong with the pool,” he said. “I’m a klutz. This is just me.”

Cheap Tickets to AAU Nationals from Northeast to Orlando
Southwest Airlines is currently offering flights to AAU Nationals in Orlando July 24-29 for $34-$54. To save on housing click here

The report says while events such as the grand prix, FINA World Swimming Championships and 2006 Commonwealth Games "undoubtedly" deliver economic benefit to the state, the government needed to improve its economic assessments of them.

Ex-BHS diver earns All-American honors

WINNIPEG'S Vaughan Baird has won the inaugural Allen G. Rae builder award for 2007 from Ottawa-based Sports Officials Canada for his contribution to the development of sports officials and the advancement of the sports officiating profession. In a statement Tuesday, SOC called Baird a true leader in sport and the man mostly responsible for separating amateur aquatic sports into individual organizations such as swimming and diving. He was also founding president of the Canadian Amateur Diving Association (now Diving Canada) in 1968.

Michael Neubacher signs with LSU LaFollette will dive for Grinnell College
Dan Gladden Talks Bob Sansevere Listens 'I COULDN'T WEAR A SPEEDO'

I was the second-best diver. The coach asked us to show up for uniforms. I couldn't wear that uniform. I wore Hang Ten shorts. He said part of our grade on

Former Texas A&M men’s swimmer Alex Dawson was hired as the new director of operations for the Aggie men’s and women’s swimming & diving programs on Monday.

For Gao Min, life is more fun after Games

"What I am doing now is just for fun. Diving is no longer my whole life and my family takes priority," Gao told China Daily....She remains the only female diver to surpass the 600-point mark on the springboard, and her record of 635 remains beyond the reach of most of today's international crop.

DeWitt to dive at UW-Milwaukee

Youth diving program offered - Windsor Locks,CT,


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