28 September 2012
Englishman Gary Hunt wins Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2012 It was the red-hot final that everybody expected and it was a battle until the very last dive. Leading the standings going into the final round, Orlando Duque, of Colombia, had the honour of taking the season’s last plunge at Wadi Shab, in the Sultanate of Oman. The Brit had just set the day’s high score of 173.25 points and the pressure was on the Colombian. As soon as he had hit the water it was clear that the higher degree o...
Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2012 - Oman - The Grand Final Highlights
26 September 2012
The cliff diving decider close to the small village of Niyabat Tiwi in Oman will be a hot one in more than one way: the Arabic summer is still in full swing and awaits the world’s cliff diving elite with temperatures of up to 45° Celsius, with the battle for the most prestigious title in this sport closer than it’s ever been with only one competition to go. American Steven LoBue and defending World Series champion Gary Hunt, from England, both have to win the seventh and final stop on the Ara...
Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2012 - Oman - The Grand Final in Wadi Shab
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1 October 2012
It is the point and place where the visible part of the cliff divers’ job begins - the take-off. 27 metres above the water on a small strip of grip tape. Everything happens in the fraction of a second and as explosive as possible and at the same time as controlled as possible. At this point the thinking and mental preparation is over and it is all about performing. © Red Bull Media House
Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2012 - Oman - The Take Off