Monday, January 3, 2011

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2011 Schedule Released With New Twist

The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series has been increasing in popularity, and the 2011 season looks to be bigger than ever! Qualification for the 2011 World Series is taking place in Sydney, Australia, on January 14-15, but the tour dates for the next season have already been set!

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Rapa Nui, Chile: March 12
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6 Comments:

G. John Mullen says:

Are you competing?

admin says:

Haha yeah right! I’d love to go watch though. I went to the Red Bull Soap Box Derby in Cincinnati and it was a blast, I bet the Cliff Diving event has a lot going on.

Christophe Keller says:

Hmm I have mixed feelings about doing such a competition after dark. Isn’t it already dangerous enough in daylight?

Don’t the competitors risk being disoriented in floodlight?

admin says:

It sounds more dangerous, but that makes it exciting! In terms of being able to “spot” the entry, the lights might actually make it helpful to know which way is down. The most difficult scenario is when the water and sky look the same. My guess is they’ll point the lights at the surface of the water so the divers can see it. An all-black sky as a background will be a good contrast, so they should see just fine.

Former Big Ten Diver, Steven LoBue (Purdue), Qualifies for Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series « Kast-A-Way Blog says:

[...] Steven LoBue, a Big Ten diving alumnus from Purdue University (2003-2007), recently qualified for the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Steven was among the top 7 finishers in a qualifying event at the Hawkesbury River in Sydney, Australia – guaranteeing him a spot on the 2011 World Series (schedule). [...]

C Jarski says:

Go Steve!

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