domingo, 30 de septiembre de 2012

Defying gravity, fear and wisdom, cliff divers end the Red Bull World Series with spectacular dives in Oman


This handout photo received from Red Bull and taken on July 21, 2012 shows Michal Navratil of the Czech Republic as he dives from the 27.5 metre rock during the third stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Islet Vila Franca do Campo, Azores, Portugal. DEAN TREML/AFP/GettyImages


In this image released by Red Bull, David Colturi of the USA dives from the 27.5 metre platform during the seventh and final stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Wadi Shab in Oman, Thursday Sept. 27, 2012. AP Photo/Dean Treml, Red Bull


In this handout image supplied by Red Bull, Steven LoBue of the USA dives from the 27.5 metre platform during the first training session of the seventh and final stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Wadi Shab on September 27, 2012 in Niyabat Tiwi, Oman. Dean Treml/Red Bull via Getty Images


In this image released by Red Bull, Gary Hunt of Britain dives from the 27.5 metre platform during the seventh and final stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Wadi Shab in Oman, Thursday Sept. 27, 2012. AP Photo/Dean Treml, Red Bull


Anatoliy Shabotenko of the Ukraine dives from the 27 metre platform during the first of seven stops of the 2012 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series on June 23, 2012 in Bonifacio, Corsica, France. Romina Amato/HO/Getty Images

 
This handout photo sent by Red Bull and taken on September 8, 2012 shows Artem Silchenko of Russia diving from the 27.5 metre platform at the Blue Lagoon during the final round of the sixth stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Pembrokeshire, Wales. DEAN TREML/AFP/GettyImages


Current world series champion, Gary Hunt of Great Britain, dives 18 metres from a rock next to Bonafacio city four days prior to the first round 2012 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series on June 20, 2012 in Bonafacio, Corsica, France. Romina Amato/HO/Getty Images

 
Steven LoBue of the USA dives from the 27 metre platform during the first of seven stops of the 2012 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series on June 23, 2012 in Bonifacio, Corsica, France. Dean Treml/HO/Getty Images


This handout photo received from Red Bull and taken on July 7, 2012 shows Orlando Duque of Colombia as he dives from the 27 metre platform during the foggy second stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Grimstad, Norway. DEAN TREML/AFP/GettyImages


A diver performs from the 27-meter-high tower during the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Grimstad, southern Norway, on July 7, 2012. TOR ERIK SCHROEDER/AFP/GettyImages


This handout photo received from Red Bull and taken on July 7, 2012 shows Kent De Mond of the USA as he dives from the 27 metre platform during the foggy second stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Grimstad, southern Norway. DEAN TREML/AFP/GettyImages


This handout photo received from Red Bull and taken on July 7, 2012 shows Artem Silchenko of Russia diving from the 27 metre platform during the foggy second stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Grimstad, southern Norway. Romina AMATO/AFP/GettyImages


This handout photo received from Red Bull and taken on July 7, 2012 shows Steven LoBue of the USA as he dives from the 27 metre platform during the second stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Grimstad, southern Norway.  Romina AMATO/AFP/GettyImages


This handout photo received from Red Bull and taken on July 21, 2012 shows Artem Silchenko of Russia as he dives from the 27.5 metre rock during the third stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Islet Vila Franca do Campo, Azores, Portugal. DEAN TREML/AFP/GettyImages

LEFT: handout photo received from Red Bull and taken on July 20, 2012, shows Gary Hunt of Great Britain as he dives 29 metres from the rock monolith during the first round of the third stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Islet Vila Franca do Campo, Azores, Portugal. RIGHT: handout photo received from Red Bull and taken on July 21, 2012 shows Cyrille Oumedjkane of France as he dives from the 27.5 metre rock during the third stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Islet Vila Franca do Campo, Azores, Portugal. DEAN TREML/Red Bull/AFP/GettyImages


This handout photo received from Red Bull and taken on July 20, 2012, shows Jorge Ferzuli of Mexico as he dives 29 metres from the rock monolith during the first round of the third stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Islet Vila Franca do Campo, Azores, Portugal. DEAN TREML/Red Bull/AFP/GettyImages

This handout photo received from Red Bull and taken on July 20, 2012, shows Orlando Duque of Colombia as he dives 29 metres from the rock monolith during the first round of the third stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Islet Vila Franca do Campo, Azores, Portugal. DEAN TREML/Red Bull/AFP/GettyImages


This handout photo received from Red Bull and taken on July 7, 2012 shows Michal Navratil of the Czech Republic as he enters the water after diving from the 27 metre platform during the second stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Grimstad, southern Norway.  DEAN TREML/Red Bull/AFP/GettyImages

Credits: National Post
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