Amazing First Pictures from Japan

Helena Merten
The best images from training and competition off the cliffs

The picturesque setting of Sandanbeki cliffs in Shirahama, Japan, provides the perfect backdrop for some spectacular images at the penultimate stop of the 2016 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.

Flick through the gallery above and enjoy all the best photos from training day and the first rounds.

Watch it Live

This event will be LIVE on October 16 from 4.50 AM GMT on www.redbullcliffdiving.com and Red Bull TV. Red Bull TV is available on connected TVs, gaming consoles, mobile devices and more. Find out more at about.redbull.tv

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.

Note that the live webcast and replay is geo-blocked in the US due to an exclusive broadcast deal with FOX Sports. The event will air on FS1 at 8am (ET) on November 20.