re-sized Sasha and Gennadiy Kutsenko

The end of a wonderful event… until next year

The Red Bull Cliff Diving Championships are over – spectacularly as you can imagine. Although Gary Hunt’s dive was superb, Artem Silchencko’s was even more so and this, the final event, saw him take 1st place on the podium at last.

The Top 6 ¬†through to next year’s events without the need to qualify are:

1.Gary Hunt (C)GBR125
2.Artem Silchenko (DNS in Stop 2)RUS91
3.Michal NavratilCZE77
4.Slava PolyeshchukUKR65
5.Cyrille OumedjkaneFRA54
6.Alain KohlLUX52

 

The Ukraine must have been proud of their own boy, Sasha Kutsenko, who came in 4th in the Yalta competition and 7th in the overall competition.

I’ll miss this competition – an extreme sport combined with superb athleticism, bucket-loads of courage and exquisite grace.

The feature photo of twins Sasha and Gennadiy Kutsenko performing a synchronised dive was taken by: Ray Demski/Red Bull Cliff Diving

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