On Saturday the final stop of the 2018 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series got underway as the men and women completed two rounds of diving from the platforms high above the Adriatic in Polignano a Mare. Reigning champions Jonathan Paredes and Rhiannan Iffland were the star performers on day one, surging into the lead to send a message to their rivals.
Scroll through the gallery above for all the best photos from the first day of competition in Italy.
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If you miss the event or simply want to watch all the action again, the replay will be available on demand a few minutes after the event.