10 Cliff Dives More Awesome Than What Congress Just Did

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

Nead a break from politics? Watch professional divers take the sport to breathtaking heights in this stunning video from Red Bull. Leaping from 25m or above, these athletes risk serious injury on impact with the water. The highest platform in Olympic diving, in contrast, is 10m. Check out more dives from the most recent World Series here

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