Orlando Duque: Trailblazer, Mentor, Legend

Orlando Duque
Fellow divers pay tribute to the recently retired Colombian legend

Orlando Duque bid farewell to competitive cliff diving at the end of the 2019 season, bringing to a close an unforgettable and illustrious career.

The Colombian legend not only wowed fans around the world with his stunning aerial acrobatics, but he also left a lasting impression on his fellow cliff divers, for whom he paved the way in this majestic sport.

In the clip above, the athletes describe the man in their own words, highlighting his qualities as an athlete, ambassador and all round great guy.