Lyn, Ontario – Dive Ontario was able to interview Glenn Eloriaga from the Etobicoke Diving Club. Glenn shares a little bit about how diving has impacted his life while giving some great words of encouragement to divers!
Q: At what age did you begin to dive?
I started diving when I was 7 years old.
Q: Why did you start diving?
While I was learning to swim, I loved jumping off the diving board so I joined the learn to dive program, the rest is history.
Q: What keeps you motivated?
Setting small goals to stay productive.
Q: Favourite dive?
107C on 10m
Q: What is your greatest diving accomplishment?
6th place finish at Speedo Junior Elite National.
Q: What does diving mean to you?
Diving is an important aspect in my life as it truly shows who I am as a person.
Q: What are some lessons you have learned since you began diving?
The best skill of a diver is the will to learn something new.
Q: Favourite sports quote?
“You’re never a loser until you quit trying.” – Mike Ditka
Q: What is the best part of competing?
Seeing the support everyone has for each other.
Q: Who is your biggest cheerleader/support?
Q: Who is your diving role model?
Q: What are your long-term goals for diving?
To earn a diving scholarship and continue my diving career.
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