Date: 15/04/2016

Originating in Hawaii back in the 18th century, cliff diving is the oldest extreme sport in the world. The fascination with leaping into water from great heights has flourished over the years, but what is that continues to thrill both fans and athletes alike after all these years? Is it the beauty and finesse, the simplicity and purity, or the freedom and sensation of flying? Watch the clip and discover what drives the divers in this gripping sport.