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DIVING by: Marissa Ojeda

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DIVING by: Marissa Ojeda
Organization Structure
-USA Diving, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee as the sport’s national governing body.
-Headquartered in Indianapolis, USA Diving offers a variety of programs for divers of all ages and skill levels.
-It is a network of people working together to conduct, promote and participate in the United States’ most successful summer Olympic sport.
History of Diving
How diving is played?
USA Diving
Linda Paul: President and Chief Executive Officer
*she is the one in the middle
Rules of Diving
•All springboard diving in the Olympic Games is contested from the 3-meter springboard
•Men must complete six dives.
•Women must complete five dives.
Diagram of Pool
-A pool that is at least 5 meters deep
Hall of Fame
Greg Louganis
Today's Athletes
David Boudia
my Connection to this Sport
The End
Spring Board
PERIOD 1!!!!!!!
-a springboard that is 4.8 meters long and half a meter wide
-a platform that is at least six meters high and two meters wide. (3 meters wide for synchronized diving)
-Diving became popular in Sweden and Germany in the 18th & 19th centuries.
-The sport was primarily practiced by gymnasts who started performing tumbling routines into the water.
-Diving was included in the Olympics for the 1st time at the 1904 Games in St Louis
-The springboard and platform events have been included since the 1908 Olympic Games in London.
-The diving program has been relatively stable since the 1928 Games in Amsterdam: men and women take part in 10-meter high-dive and 3-meter springboard events.
-In 2000, the Sydney Games witnessed the entrance of synchronized diving on both the springboard and the platform.
-Diving, along with swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo, is one of the four disciplines governed by the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA).
**Olympic diving has four events for men & women:
- 10 meter platform
- 3 meter springboard
- synchronized diving 10 meter platform
- synchronized diving 3 meter springboard
Patt McCormick
Sammy Lee
2012 Olympic Team – Men’s Synchro. 10m Platform – Bronze Medalist

2012 Olympic Team – Men’s Platform – Gold Medalist

Kelci Bryant
2012 Olympic Team – Women’s Synchro. 3m Springboard – Silver Medalist

2008 Olympic Team – Women’s Synchro. 3m Springboard
Troy Dumais
2012 Olympic Team – Men’s Synchro. 3m Springboard – Bronze Medalist
2000, 2004, 2008 Olympic team member
2010 World Cup silver medalist on synchroni-
zed 3-meter

-Individual events consist of a preliminary round, semi-final and final, while the synchronized competitions are straight finals.
-Styles of diving include front, back, reverse, inward, twist and armstand, with points awarded according to technique and grace.
-Each of the seven judges score dives out of 10 and the athlete with the highest total is the winner.
Platform Diving:
•Men must complete six dives.
•Women must complete five dives.
•All dives must be competed from the 10-meter platform.
Synchronized Springboard and Platform Diving
•Women must complete five dives.
•Men must complete six dives.
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