From Front to Back

Jonathan Paredes dives in Mostar
Discover the dive groups with this fly-by guide to cliff diving take offs

Have you ever wondered why cliff divers launch themselves from a variety of different standing positions? In order to impress the judges and hit the high scores, athletes are required to display their skill and versatility by executing take-offs from five basic dive groups – Front, Back, Inward, Reverse and Handstand. Watch the video and find out more about each group.