Divers Prove Adaptable in Dubai Darkness

Artem Silchenko
Brave athletes shed light on the brand new challenges of diving at night

The world's best cliff divers have faced various testing conditions over the years in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, but the 2016 season final in Dubai presented a brand new challenge: diving in the dark. For the first time in World Series history, an event was held at night under the lights, and it was imperative that these elite athletes adapted to the conditions quickly; not just for competitive reasons, but also for their own safety.

Watch the clip and see what the divers had to say about competing in the dark and the new challenges it presented.

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The replay of this event is availble 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 2pm (ET) on December 04.