Lyn, Ontario – Dive Ontario was able to catch-up with Thunder Bay Diving Club diver, Adele Harvey.

Adele is a multi-sport athlete, she began diving at the age of 7 and took a short break to compete competitively in gymnastics. She recently started diving again this past September! Enjoy our short interview with Adele below.

Q: At what age did you begin to dive?

I started diving at 7 years old, but I stopped for a few years while I was in competitive gymnastics, and started again this past September at the age of 12.

Q: Why did you start diving?

Because I loved swimming and loved the idea of doing flips off the diving board.

Q: Favourite dive?

Front one and a half and the back one and a half off 3m.

Q: What keeps you motivated?

Hoping that we can get back to the pool soon, and when in the pool, seeing my skills improve with practice.

Q: Favourite memory from diving?

Every time I accomplish a new skill.

Q: Who is your diving role model?

Some of my teammates really inspire me!


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