First Round Photos from Hell's Gate
Gary Hunt, who has ditched his twisting dives for the time being, performs an armstand take-off.
A relaxed Anna Bader enjoys a laugh before her first dive of the season.
Adriana Jimenez takes off from the women’s 21m platform at a scorching Hell’s Gate.
Rhiannan Iffland is unbeaten in this location, but will need to fight back from sixth place on Saturday.
New kids on the block - Jessica Macaulay (L), Nikita Fedotov (C) and Maria Paula Quintero Torres.
Jessica Macaulay of the UK was the star of day one. She currently leads after breaking the record for the highest score for a women’s dive.
Reigning champion Jonathan Paredes takes a little time out during the first day of action.
Andy Jones gets his season underway from the men’s 27m platform.
Lysanne Richard looked in good shape on her return after missing all of last season with a neck injury.
Fans watch on from boats as Alessandro De Rose leaps into the clear blue sky.
Wildcard Irlanda Valdez of Mexico displays her skills on her World Series debut.
David Colturi produced a fine display of diving to take the lead in the men's after two rounds.
Orlando Duque (L) and Jonathan Paredes (R) join Rhiannan Iffland for a photo.
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