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Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series returns to Boston

Posted by Austin Tedesco  August 20, 2013 02:26 PM

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Boston was the first urban stop for the Red Bull Cliff Diving World World Series three years ago. This Sunday, the competition returns with 14 world-class divers plunging into the Boston Harbor from the Institute of Contemporary Art in the series' first ticketed event.

Find a map of Sunday's setup below. Warm up dives begin at 1:30 p.m., with the event officially starting at 2 p.m., followed by an awards ceremony at 3:30 p.m.

RSVP for tickets here.

Five international judges, including Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis, will grade the competitors as they complete two optional and two optional dives.

The expert divers specialize in somersaulting and spinning in the air, focusing on control and technique. Here are a few competitors talking about and practicing for last year's event:

Watch editor Angela Nelson spend a day as a cliff diver during the event last year:

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