First Round Photos from Texas
Above the daunting cliffs of Hell's Gate, Orlando Duque takes off from the 27m platform.
Cesilie Carlton leaps from the women's 21m platform.
Helena Merten back in action at the place where she made her World Series debut in 2016.
Wildcard Owen Weymouth spreads his wings on day one.
Gary Hunt is aiming for his second win of the season in Texas, but will start the final rounds in ninth place.
American wildcard Tara Hyer-Tira with a backward take-off.
Alain Kohl dives as an enthusiastic crowd watches from boats, kayaks and paddleboards.
Jonathan Paredes is aiming for his first podium finish of the season at the place where he last won back in 2016.
The three American men - Andy Jones, Steven LoBue and David Colturi - looked relaxed up on the platform.
And it's Colturi who leads the way heading into the final rounds after a superb pair of dives on day one.