The 2012 games in London were Kristian Ipsen's first Olympic appearance, and Ipsen, 19, had high hopes this summer, and he didn't disappoint, earning the bronze medal in the 3m snychro event with his diving partner Troy Dumais.
American Chris Colwill, 27, from Brandon, Florida, didn't have his best day on the Olympic diving board when he took a gamble on his sixth and final dive for the men's 3m springboard semifinals event on Tuesday, hoping to redeem a blunder on his fifth dive, and ended up in the last place of 18 divers, with an average score of 2.
The 2012 games in London will be Kristian Ipsen first Olympic appearance, but Ipsen, 19, has high hopes this summer. In 2009, he and his diving partner Troy Dumais took home the silver medal at the Diving World Championships in Rome for the 3m synchro springboard event.
It's no secret that everyone is going for the gold at the 2012 Summer London Olympics, but Olympic diver Nick McCrory, 20, is taking a step back from the competitive madness. "Ultimately, I want to leave happy," McCrory said when he sat down and talked exclusively about the trials and tribulations of Olympic training with Uinterview.
U.S. Olympic diver Kristian Ipsen, 19, who will compete in the 3-meter synchronized springboard event in the London 2012 Olympic games, has no illusions about what's important in his specialized sport.