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23 Jul 2017

Alessandro De Rose
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Polignano a Mare, 23 Jul 2017

Italian wildcard Alessandro De Rose scored a sensational victory on home soil at the third stop of the 2017 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Polignano a Mare, showing nerves of steel to produce an immaculate final dive and send 50,000 fans wild. The 25-year-old, who became the first wildcard to ever win in the men's, was overcome with emotion as his score was unveiled. He was joined on the podium by Americans David Colturi and Andy Jones in second and third respectively. Reigning champion Gary Hunt failed to make the final round and the Brit has now lost his lead in the overall standings to Colombia's Orlando Duque. In the women's it was Australian Rhiannan Iffland who rediscovered her fine form after missing the podium for the first time in nine events at the Azores two weeks ago. On a day of high drama, it was two wildcards who powered into the top three behind Iffland. Brazil's Jacqueline Valente secured the first podium of her career in second, with German Anna Bader grabbing another third-place finish, making it two in a row since returning from her baby break.

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Wet and Wild Action at the Wormhole

Wet and Wild Action at the Wormhole

Raw Footage on the Rocks with GoPro

Raw Footage on the Rocks with GoPro

Amazing Heli-Dives at Cliffs of Moher

Amazing Heli-Dives at Cliffs of Moher

Iffland Cruises to Victory

Iffland Cruises to Victory

Gary Hunt's Winning Dive

Gary Hunt's Winning Dive

Fairytale Cliff Diving in Azores

Fairytale Cliff Diving in Azores

Fun and Frolics on the Azores Rocks

Fun and Frolics on the Azores Rocks

Getting Up Close on the Cliffs

Getting Up Close on the Cliffs

Jimenez's Winning Dive

Jimenez's Winning Dive

Duque the Legend Rises Again

Duque the Legend Rises Again

De Rose's Winning Dive

De Rose's Winning Dive

Road to Polignano Climaxes in Gargano

Road to Polignano Climaxes in Gargano

Iffland's Winning Dive

Iffland's Winning Dive

Texas 2017
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Mostar 2017
Videos Coming Soon

Lago Ranco 2017
Videos Coming Soon

Best Moments from US Thriller

Best Moments from US Thriller

Women's Top 3 Dives

Women's Top 3 Dives

Iffland's Winning Dive on Debut

Iffland's Winning Dive on Debut

Paredes' Perfect Winning Dive

Paredes' Perfect Winning Dive

Top 3 Men's Dives

Top 3 Men's Dives

Best Moments from Copenhagen

Best Moments from Copenhagen

Gary Hunt's Winning Dive

Gary Hunt's Winning Dive

Top 3 Dives from Denmark

Top 3 Dives from Denmark

Best Moments from the Azores Final

Best Moments from the Azores Final

Men's Top 3 Dives

Men's Top 3 Dives

Iffland Delights the Judges Again

Iffland Delights the Judges Again

Gary Hunt's Winning Dive

Gary Hunt's Winning Dive

Best Moments from La Rochelle

Best Moments from La Rochelle

Top 3 Dives from Saint-Nicolas Tower

Top 3 Dives from Saint-Nicolas Tower

Gary Hunt's Winning Dive

Gary Hunt's Winning Dive

High Drama from the Italian Cliffs

High Drama from the Italian Cliffs

Men's Top 3 Dives

Men's Top 3 Dives

Women's Top 3 Dives

Women's Top 3 Dives

Stunning Adriatic Domino Dive

Stunning Adriatic Domino Dive

GoPro Platform Tour with a Twist

GoPro Platform Tour with a Twist

Breathtaking Drama Down at Blue Lagoon

Breathtaking Drama Down at Blue Lagoon

Men's Top 3 Dives

Men's Top 3 Dives

Women's Top 3 Dives

Women's Top 3 Dives

Amazing Up-Close Action with GoPro

Amazing Up-Close Action with GoPro

Fighting the Elements in Windy Wales

Fighting the Elements in Windy Wales

A Thumping Climax at Mostar's Old Bridge

A Thumping Climax at Mostar's Old Bridge

Women's Top 3 Dives

Women's Top 3 Dives

Men's Top 3 Dives

Men's Top 3 Dives
Majestic Navratil Makes it Two in a Row

Majestic Navratil Makes it Two in a Row

Majestic Navratil Makes it Two in a Row
Majestic Navratil Makes it Two in a Row

Richard's Winning Dive from Stari Most

Richard's Winning Dive from Stari Most

Best Moments from Shirahama

Best Moments from Shirahama

Women's Top 3 Dives

Women's Top 3 Dives

Men's Top 3 Dives

Men's Top 3 Dives

Iffland Takes Giant Leap Toward Title

Iffland Takes Giant Leap Toward Title

Sergio Surges to Victory in Shirahama

Sergio Surges to Victory in Shirahama

Crowning Moments from Night Climax in Dubai

Crowning Moments from Night Climax in Dubai

Women's Top 3 Dives

Women's Top 3 Dives

Men's Top 3 Dives

Men's Top 3 Dives

Jones Soars to First Ever Victory in UAE

Jones Soars to First Ever Victory in UAE

Iffland's Winning Dive in Dubai Marina

Iffland's Winning Dive in Dubai Marina

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