About to drop... cliff diving in Bilbao

Jonathan Paredes cliff diving in front of the Guggenheim in Bilbao
Bilbao's iconic Guggenheim the backdrop to breathtaking 27-metre cliff diving.

Bilbao's iconic Guggenheim museum is the backdrop to 27-metre cliff diving in the second-to-last stop of the 2014 World Series. 14 of the world's best athletes are vying for the judges' scores during four rounds of competition that sees vital ranking points up for grabs.

See photos from training on Thursday.

Get reaction from the divers following training.

For more on the event, visit redbullcliffdiving.com/bilbao.