Red Bull Cliff Diving cancels 2020 World Series and focuses on 2021 season
In the light of health concerns and advice from the authorities, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series season has been suspended for 2020. We trust that this decision will be understood and respected by everyone.
All efforts and energy are focused on an outstanding 2021 season, when elite divers as well as young up-and-coming talent will once again wow the crowds with their breathtaking free-falls from up to 27m.
We remain hopeful of staging a standalone event in Australia in appreciation of our loyal fans and to grant the planet's finest divers a chance to showcase their supreme acrobatic skills.
Red Bull Australia are doing everything they can to be prepared to host the event in Sydney, November 2020. The safety of the public, the divers, the crew and all others involved is the number one priority and, along with government advice, will ultimately determine the possibility of doing so closer to the date.
Athletes representing 18 different nations, including reigning champions Rhiannan Iffland (AUS) and Gary Hunt (FRA), will lead the world's oldest extreme sport to new heights in 2021, as the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series returns stronger and ready to inspire fans around the world again.
It's a mental and physical challenge to be ready for anything
In cliff diving there are many variables that can affect an athlete's performance, but perhaps the most difficult challenge can often be the one presented by nature itself - the weather. Over the course of nine events in the 2016 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, the world's best divers know that it's impossible to expect each stop to deliver warm, glorious sunshine and perfect conditions. So, they have to be ready both physically and mentally for whatever the weather may throw at them.
Watch the clip and see the divers reveal how they fight the elements on a windy day in Wales.
Watch the Replay
This event is now available to watch on demand at 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
Note that the replay is geo-blocked in the US due to an exclusive broadcast deal with FOX Sports. The event will air on FS1 at 10.30 am (ET) on October 09.