The long process of learning a new cliff dive. In cliff diving, most elements are high: the number of somersaults and twists, the entry speed, as well as of course the take-off height. However, when starting to build a new dive, the professional athletes of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series go back to poolside and start with the ‘basic maths’ of their sport; breaking the dive into different parts, just to put it all together again when diving from 28m, and this includes various lead-ups and ‘building blocks’, and sometimes learning the hard way… Building a new dive is a long, creative and intense process. But it pays off!

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