Diving

Josh Hedberg could become greatest of all diverse to come from Rockford

Josh Hedberg could become greatest of all diverse to come from Rockford

After Jacob Hedberg earned his fourth straight Illinois state diving medal with a career-high fifth-place finish as a senior in 2018, Garry Cacciapaglia, Belvidere Co-op’s diving coach, went out to dinner with Hedberg’s parents. They wanted to talk to him. “Wait! Are you moving?” Cacciagaglia asked. The answer was yes, to the Indianapolis suburbs so …

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10 best places to dive without leaving the US

10 best places to dive without leaving the US

Divers usually seek out distant waters for their adventures, but there’s plenty of places to explore closer to home, according to the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI). During the pandemic, the group has seen interest grow in online instruction, and certification at local dive shops. “Divers are finding adventures in their own backyards,” says …

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Swimming and Diving Finishes Atop DI-AAA ADA All-Sport Standing List

Swimming and Diving Finishes Atop DI-AAA ADA All-Sport Standing List

Story Links FORT MYERS, Fla. — The FGCU swimming and diving team finished in first place in its respective sport in the 2021 Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association (DI-AAA ADA) All-Sports Trophy standings. “We could not have asked for a better exclamation mark on the end of an unforgettable season,” head coach Dave Rollins said. …

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Florida Tech Student Anesti Vega Named 2021 Sea Hero of the Year by Scuba Diving Magazine

Florida Tech Student Anesti Vega Named 2021 Sea Hero of the Year by Scuba Diving Magazine

Vega has certified nearly 200 diverse Anesti Vega, a Florida Tech student and advocate for aquatics diversity, has been named the 2021 Sea Hero of the Year by Scuba Diving magazine. (Florida Tech image) BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Anesti Vega, a Florida Tech student and advocate for aquatics diversity, has been named the …

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Northwestern Swimming & Diving Looks At Championship Season After Loss

Northwestern Swimming & Diving Looks At Championship Season After Loss

After a close game this Saturday against Big Ten rival Wisconsin, Northwestern was ultimately unable to fend off the Badgers. A year after the men narrowly lost to Wisconsin and the women won by more than 100 points, both teams lost in this season’s doubles game. The final score was 160-130 for the women and …

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13 Most Unique Black Restaurants in Chicago

13 Most Unique Black Restaurants in Chicago

When people visit the Windy City, the first things they want to eat are deep-dish pizza, hot dogs, and Garrett’s popcorn. While these are all delicious options, there are many cuisines available for any foodie to choose from, including wonderful Black-owned Chicago restaurants. Last year during quarantine, I came across food blogger Jeremy Joyce’s Black …

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Roberson Boys, Asheville Girls Win Team Crowns

Roberson Boys, Asheville Girls Win Team Crowns

The Roberson boys and Asheville girls won the team titles at the MAC Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday in Roberson. Rams senior Bode Lizarralde, who set conference records in the 50-yard freestyle (21.98) and 100-yard butterfly (52.23) and anchored two championship relay teams, won the boys MVP award for the second consecutive season. Reynolds …

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Malvern Prep’s Nick Harris is Main Line Boys Athlete of the Week – PA Prep Live

Malvern Prep’s Nick Harris is Main Line Boys Athlete of the Week – PA Prep Live

The senior diver, a two-time All-American, finished first on the Eastern Leaderboard last winter by a significant margin in both the 1-meter 6 dive (score of 347.70) and the 1-meter 11 dive (score of 539 ,70). He finished first at National Catholics on January 16 and set the pole record at Penn Charter on January …

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