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Red Bull Cliff Diving 2019
The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series reaches its third stop at the weekend when the elite divers compete in Italy.2017 del come the vamps martin jensen middle of the night official video
A return to the home of European cliff diving for the season's third stop. Nothing less of a spectacle is to be expected when the cliff divers return to Polignano a Mare, the place where houses rise from the rocks, for the 75th event since May Hosted in Italy's Puglia region for the seventh time in 11 years, the sport's European home provides the most unusual take-off point: Through a private living room the male and female athletes enter the platforms mounted on a rooftop terrace 27m and 21m above the Adriatic Sea. The birthplace of Domenico Modugno, writer and interpreter of the world famous song "Volare" flying , not only means mozzarella, delicious raw fish and ice cream, but people of all ages fascinated by jumping into the water as cliffs are the foundation of everyday life, with the town itself perched on the precipice. In the event concurs with one of the most solemn Italian anniversaries: la Festa della Repubblica Republic Day that commemorates when in a new democratic form of government began.
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Returning for a fifth time to this scenic Italian town, the cliff diving elite will not only leap from a private balcony into a sea of passionate fans from up to 27m, but come back to a place where the champions have been most successful to date. Two stops into the season, the standings are tight as the reigning champions both had to let others pass to take victory in the previous stop. Besides the overall World Series champion from , it is Colombian legend Orlando Duque, the winner of the Italy debut in , who is back in the game after celebrating an overdue victory just six days ago in Portugal. The top spot is up for grabs and the latest winner, Adriana Jimenez from Mexico, as well as surprise podium finisher Bader, bear the highest chances. The wildcard diver from Germany finished third in her first competition after a baby break. Thousands of passionate fans will fill up every vantage point to catch a glimpse of the world's best cliff divers in action; amongst them Italian wildcard Alessandro De Rose, who scored his personal best World Series result to date on home soil with a 4th place in
Yet the tiny town of Polignano a Mare in Italy covers all bases, especially during one week of the year. The famous Red Bull Cliff Diving Championships, which tour around the world head to the Puglia region for two days only, attract many of the locals to watch the thrill-seekers jump into the water. With the lack of tourism saturating the town, holidaymakers can experience the beauty of a European break without the busy crowds.
Cliff diving and calm streets: Polignano a Mare is best explored during this time of year
It is a dream that came true! In the Azores, we did not do all the dives from a Platrom, we did the required dives directly from the cliff, for the optional dives we went back on t Super happy with the result of this World Cup. I was able to dive my personal best and also finished as best women from europe. The podium is within reach. I am super conent with the result.
The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series , established in and created by Red Bull , is an annual international series of cliff diving events in which a limited number of competitors determine the Cliff Diving World Series winner. Competitions are held in a limited number of venues around the globe. In the Series introduced a new point system that was continued to be used also during the season. Cliff Diving World Series champion is the athlete who scored the highest cumulated number of points in all competitions during the season. The top 6 divers in the overall ranking at the end of the season will pre-qualify automatically for the next season.
For the 4th year in a row, this unique town perched on high Apulian cliffs is going to host the Red Bull World Series: this is a much preferred destination for cliff diving athletes, due to its splendid natural coves and the extraordinarily warm public. The Polignano crowd will witness a very special edition this year, awarding both female and male World Diving Champion medals, a thrilling experience for sport buffs.