Why is cliff diving so fascinating?

Originally used as a dare for young people cliff diving developed the last years into a very popular extreme sport. Professional athletes perform exceptional dives from over 20 meters. But what makes cliff diving so fascinating?

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It’s a pure sport in a pure location – no technical gear, no extensive constructions, it’s merely all about the body and mind. These world-class sports competitions only ask for a lot of courage and body control. Furthermore the extreme height of the cliffs and the closeness to nature make cliff diving so special.

With a tour stop in the Azores the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series provides a perfect opportunity to explain the fascination this sport has. The athletes dive directly from the cliff and experience the sport at its purest. The Story Clip gives you an understanding what the fascination of cliff diving is all about.

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