Jan Kratochvil

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Tara Hyer-Tira (666×1000)

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6 Types of Springboard and Platform Diving: Reverse Dives

There are six types of dives and used in springboard and platform diving, and each dive is assigned a number that identifies its components.

Georgia Coleman: OLYMPIC GAMES: 1928 silver (platform), bronze (springboard); 1932 gold (springboard), silver (platform); first woman to do a 2½ somersault in competition; U.S. NATIONAL Diving Titles: 1929 through 1933 won all but one title.    Georgia had been diving six months when she made the1928 Olympic team and placed both on springboard and Tower.  Considered the first to combine the men's acrobatic strength with the women's grace and beauty.  It all adds up to skill and Georgia had…

Georgia Coleman: OLYMPIC GAMES: 1928 silver (platform), bronze (springboard); 1932 gold (springboard), silver (platform); first woman to do a 2½ somersault in competition; U.S. NATIONAL Diving Titles: 1929 through 1933 won all but one title. Georgia had been diving six months when she made the1928 Olympic team and placed both on springboard and Tower. Considered the first to combine the men's acrobatic strength with the women's grace and beauty. It all adds up to skill and Georgia had…