How high? See some crazy men jump from a 27-metre cliff in Cuba

Posted: May 19, 2014 by kirisyko in Cliff Diving, Water
Tags: , , ,

HOW TO GUARANTEE a great photo?

Get some crazy, brave athletes and ask them to dive off a 27-metre board placed at the edge of the historic and imposing El Morro, the fortress guarding the entrance to Havana bay in Cuba.

P-20140511-00099_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

Source: Agustin Munoz


P-20140511-00022_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

British competitor and winner of the Cuban leg of the series, Blake Aldridge.

Source: Dean Treml


P-20140511-00040_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

Czech competitor Michal Navratil.

Source: Romina Amato via Red Bull



P-20140512-00005_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

David Colturi from USA jumps.


P-20140511-00092_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

Navratil attempts his daring handstand dive.


P-20140511-00029_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

The Crucifix by Orlando Ducque


P-20140511-00020_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

Russia’s Artem is looking forward to coming back to Ireland, where he won two years ago.

Source: Dean Treml


P-20140511-00077_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

Cuban surfers paddled out to get a better view of the pure, extreme sport.


P-20140511-00035_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

P-20140512-00014_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

P-20140512-00011_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

P-20140511-00039_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

Source: Romina Amato


P-20140511-00038_HiRes JPEG 24bit RGB

Source: Romina Amato


Reckon we can beat that though? Red Bull’s cliff divers will be in Ireland on 28 and 29 June for what they describe as the most testing part of their world tour.

They will head to the Serpent’s Lair at Inis Mór for the third stop of the series where spectators will see them dive at speeds of more than 85kph off a platform into the crashing waves below.

see more:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s