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.

“Before, when I was younger, I didn’t really have to worry about it,” said the World Championship silver medalist and first-time Olympian about his strict fitness regimen in our exclusive video interview. “But now that I stopped growing — and I’m not that tall — and especially because diving is a sport where you need to look good on the board and you’re not wearing much,” he said, laughing. Indeed, to the delight of viewers everywhere.

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