20 July 2015
PURE CLIFF DIVING SEES NEW FACES ON THE PODIUM
With three new podium finishers the 2015 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series enters a decisive phase
Mexico’s Jonathan Paredes and Andy Jones, from the United States, cause a stir in the World Series as they dive into the top-three in the season’s purest stop on a volcanic islet in the Azores archipelago, behind the ever-dominant Gary Hunt, from England. In what was the year’s closest result from almost three times the Olympic height, the athlet...
Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2015 – Action Clip – Azores, Portugal
24 July 2015
'Life, Magic, and Love' - The fascination of cliff diving.
“Some people don’t understand why we go up 27m and jump off, go back up there and do it again,” says Gary Hunt (UK), four-time Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series champion, expanding he goes on, “it’s fun, it’s extreme, and it’s work – but doesn’t feel like work.” Jumping off great heights with no protection other than concentration, skill, and physical control; in less than three seconds reaching speeds in excess of 85kph, and punc...
Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2015 – The fascination of Cliff Diving – Azores, Portugal
29 May 2015
The season’s first stop on European soil was a return to the World Series’ all-time favourite location – La Rochelle. The town with the apt name of ‘little cliff’ was the lynchpin for the world’s cliff diving elite for the fifth time in the seven years of the series and it was Gary Hunt (516.00pts) who took an impressive win ahead of his nearest rivals. Second-placed Aldridge debuted a brand-new dive in World Series competition on Sunday - his reverse double somersault with five twists has no...
25 July 2014
Going into the second half, the 2014 World Series also returns to its pure and most fascinating natural side. Diving from a 28m cliff face without the support of a rock solid platform creates a special thrill and challenge for the world’s top athletes. A foreign feeling to those rather new in the sport, adjustments to the regular diving routine for everyone, even the experienced athletes. The two previous competitions on Portuguese soil have seen Artem Silchenko and Gary Hunt – both World Ser...
from Matt Fielding
20 April 2014
Matt Fielding's winter edit for the 2013/14 season in Crans Montana, Switzerland.
Huge thanks to Charles A&M and anyone that helped film the clips in the video.
Also thanks for the support from Wolface and Aminon Clothing!