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World´s Most Prestigious Cliff Diving Series Is On Again

After a record-breaking season opener in Texas, with the maiden win of Poland’s Kris Kolanus, the 27m platform on top of Bilbao’s La Salve Bridge is the take-off strip for the year’s first aesthetic free falls on European soil. The men will continue their…


Cliff Diving World Series Weekend Moves to Italy

It’s not quite the end of this year’s Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, but already we are witnessing a Grand Finale on September 13: The women of Cliff Diving are competing in Italy for the World Champion title. And this is going to be a tight race. Rachelle Simpson (USA) and wildcard Cesilie Carlton (USA) are currently tied in first place.

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Vermont & New Hampshire's Finest Cliffs & Bridges

Vermont holds many treasures and this abandoned marble quarry is for sure one of them. If you are a cliff diver, this might appeal to you even more - turquoise clean water with towering rocks that, as if made for cliff diving, invite to various jump creations. And that's why probably CliffLife Productions, a group of people who not only like to flip, fly & dive off of cliffs, but make epic videos, decided to join forces with Vermont's streamlined video production company The Main Idea - to make a trip to Vermont & New Hampshire's finest cliffs & bridges. They even called in Mike Wilson, a badass former proskier who's known for throwing double backflips everywhere even without his skies on, and sent every cliff over 50ft in sight during the filming. Notably the 80ft triple off the bridge sent by Mike, Zach Steele's double at the end and the massive 100ft sender were highlights. Check it out.

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Sakari Vekki Is the New World Champion in Swing Jumping

Swing Game – Swing Jumping World Championships were held in Kotka, Finland on Thursday evening on 24.07. The competition consisted of jumping from a giant swing built on a pier. The winner of these World Championships that were held for the second time, was Sakari Vekki from Finland. Vekki has previously been crowned as the Northern European Champion of Gymnastics, and it was the first time he participated in the Swing Jumping World Championships. Vekki’s winning jump was a double layout with double twist.

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WHDF Cliff Diving Championship of 2014 Starts Tomorrow

Ponte Brolla, Maggia Valley, Ticino, Switzerland, will once again host the International Championship in cliff diving from July 18th to 19th 2014. Ponte Brolla is a village in the Canton of Ticino in Switzerland in the valley of Maggia River. Located northwest of Locarno at Ponte Brolla the river formed the Maggia Valley as well as a narrow gorge with strange rock formations. We can say that Ponte Brolla canyon ranks among the most picturesque places in the world of cliff diving.


Gary Hunt Wins the Third World Cliff Diving Stage in a Row

Scandinavia’s most popular summer destination, Kragerø (Norway) hosted the fourth stop of the Cliff Diving World Tour 2014. The leader of the Overall World Series Ranking Gary Hunt made it again. With this win the hat-trick for the Englishman is perfect. 10,000 spectators provided a floating arena of boats and ships. The divers performed breathtaking jumps and tricks and the level was extremely high.

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Serpent’s Lair Cliff Diving – Red Bull Series Third Stop

Following two overseas stops in Cuba and the US, which have both seen winners from the United Kingdom, the cliff diving elite returns to the rugged coast of Ireland’s Inis Mór. The third stop of the World Series touches first time European soil and faces probably the most challenging conditions of the season. Exceptional diving action from 28m can be expected on the early afternoon of June 29th.

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Gary Hunt Wins in the First Ever Cliff Diving Race in Texas

British cliff diver Gary Hunt wins the second stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Hell's Gate in Possum Kingdom Lake on Saturday. Gary Hunt ended the competition with a new personal best score (and new World Series record) of 526.40 points, diving to victory ahead of Russia's Artem Silchenko and the USA's Steven LoBue.

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Hells Gate Cliff Diving – Red Bull Series Heads to Texas

The upcoming weekend will mark premiere performance of the legendary American rock gates in Texas. Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series second stop will be held on the cliffs of one of the most famous lakes of the Deep South. Possum Kingdom Lake in Palo Pinto County, Texas, will witness world-class cliff diving for the first time on June 6-7, 2014, as 14 athletes, including the USA's own David Colturi and Steven LoBue, go up to 27 metres... Besides the men, the second stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series will also feature the first of three competitions for female divers in 2014!

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World High Diving Federation Championship 2014

Ponte Brolla, Vallemaggia, Ticino, Switzerland – a place that will once again host the International Championship in cliff diving from July 18th to 19th, 2014. International athletes have shown already fifteen times their technical skills in the canyon of Ponte Brolla. Located in the magic Maggia Valley, Ponte Brolla offers breathtakingly beautiful natural swimming pools surrounded by steep granite cliffs, which regularly serve as a stands for numerous spectators. We can say that this place is one of the most picturesque places in the world of cliff diving.

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