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Training Day Pictures from Italy

Orlando Duque leaps from the 27m platform in Polignano a Mare.

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Fans gather on the beach to get a first look at the divers.

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Everyone wants to get a shot of their favourite athlete.

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The platforms are framed beautifully through the bridge arch.

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David Colturi shows some locals how high he'll be going.

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Gary Hunt looks in great condition as he targets a fourth win in a row.

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Rhiannan Iffland, aiming for a hat-trick this weekend, is watched by reigning champion Rachelle Simpson.

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As long as there's water below, anywhere is a platform for Andy Jones.

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Wildcard Iris Schmidbauer is clearly keen to get up on the platform for the first time...

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...and from high she leaps into the Adriatic waters below.

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David Colturi and Kyle Mitrione stop for a quick photo with a few fans.

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Helena Merten shows her strength as she practices an armstand takeoff.

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Local hero Alessandro De Rose in front of the camera up on the platform...

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...then away he flies into the warm Italian air.

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