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Introducing the Men

Andy Jones (USA) - A tall, versatile athlete who has been competing since 2011. The 30-year-old former Cirque du Soleil performer ended 2015 in 6th place overall.

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Artem Silchenko (RUS) - The 2013 World Series champion holds the record for the highest scoring dive ever - 183.00 points. The 32 year old's credo is "I will do everything to win".

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Blake Aldridge (GBR) - A finalist at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, 2016 will be his sixth year competing in the World Series. The 33-year-old is known for taking on dives of the highest difficulty.

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David Colturi (USA) - A former US national 10m champion who has finished fifth overall for four seasons in a row. The 26-year-old's three-word off-season mantra has been: "Healthy, strong, prepared".

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Gary Hunt (GBR) - A 5-time World Series champion who is at the very top of his game. The 31-year-old 'brilliant Brit' is the only diver to have ever performed a running take-off.

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Jonathan Paredes (MEX) - The rising star of the World Series, he finished in third place overall in 2015. The 26-year-old's motto is as philosophical as it is ambitious: "Be a better athlete, be a better person."

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Michal Navratil (CZE) - 30-year-old "Supratil" – so called because of the Superman-style dives he performs following competitions - is one of cliff diving's most present athletes, having been competing since 2009.

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Orlando Duque (COL) - A cliff diving legend who has 13 world titles and two Guinness world records to his name. At the age of 41 he finished in second place overall in 2015.

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Sergio Guzman (MEX) - The most recent addition to the permanent diver's line-up became the first wildcard to ever finish on the podium in an event last season. Having just turned 25 he is the youngest of all 10 divers.

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Steven Lobue (USA) - The 30-year-old 'turbo-spinner' - he's the only man who does five somersaults in less than three seconds - finished the 2015 season in style with a win in Bilbao.

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