Spreading Wings from the Cliffs
The imposing Azores monoliths rise proudly out of the Atlantic Ocean, standing in salute to the world's best cliff divers.
Wildcard Rhiannan Iffland was in fine form again following her stunning debut victory in Texas.
Michal Navratil in mid-flight during his off-the-rocks dive.
You've got to get up to go down...and it's no easy task.
Ginger Huber flew like a bird...
Then nested magically into the ocean waters...
Resurfacing, the 41-year-old American was delighted to see that she topped the standings after two rounds.
What's on the horizon for Kris Kolanus after his second-place finish in Copenhagen?
How good was that dive? The floating judges served up the scores on the waves.
Andy Jones yearned for action behind bars...
But soon broke free and glided gracefully into fourth place in the standings.
The baying ocean waits impatiently to gobble up Adriana Jimenez.
Then she escapes back to land with fellow Mexican Jonathan Paredes.
The most pure cliff diving location of the season...a simply stunning spot.
Gary Hunt gave the A-OK from the rocks above...
Then put down an immaculate dive which helped him into first place going into Saturday's final rounds.