27 August 2013
Orlando Duque takes first season win during fifth stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2013. After the highest scoring required rounds ever in a World Series competition – two 10s for Artem Silchenko’s new flying inward one somersault pike, one 10 for the later winner and no score from the judges lower than a 7 – the result allowed Orlando Duque (690pts) to close the gap on World Series champion Gary Hunt (780pts) and Silchenko (700pts) in the fight for the overall crown.
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Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2013 – Event Clip – USA, Boston
23 August 2012
Following its hugely successful debut in Boston in 2011, the cantilever roof of the Institute of Contemporary Art building will see the athletes exhibit their skills once again this year. After four stops in Europe, the World Series leaps over the Atlantic and touches down in one of America’s oldest cities to provide the cliff divers with this season’s sole urban setting. Artem Silchenko (RUS) has earned the most points for his diving art in the last two competitions and Orlando Duque (COL) l...
Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2012 – Pre Event Clip – USA/Boston
29 August 2013
In 2013 the title is decided during eight competitions between May and October. Until today we have seen three different winners in four competitions and it’s not always the most difficult dives that earn the highest scores from the judges. Consistency is what counts in a long season and now everybody can handle that and finish in the top every single time. Why is that? And what is more important – to show a new and more difficult dive or stick to your “tried and trusted” programme? Why do so...