If you’ve been tuning in to the Rio Olympics, you’ll have seen some amazing triumphs, and some incredible bloopers. Bad judgement, nerves or just sheer pressure can all result in even the most technically gifted sportsperson delivering huge fails in front of a global audience. This year, we’ve seen some crackers in the diving events - not that we could do better of course. Our belly flops are legendary in hotel swimming pools as far away as Tenerife and Fuerteventura.
But this isn’t about us. We’re celebrating those guys and gals who bring a lighter, less serious side to the Games. Let’s look at those diving moments that we shouldn’t really laugh at, but do.Continue reading