13 Intense Facial Expressions Of Olympic Divers

U.S. Olympic diving trials

Photo: Otto Greule/Getty Images

The U.S. Olympic diving trials were held two weeks ago.A total of 11 Americans, 6 women and 5 men, qualified for the London games.

We know being an Olympic diver takes enormous concentration, flexibility, poise and skill, but we never quite realised how that translates to the athlete’s facial expressions while in mid-air.

We’ve gone through many of Getty photographer Otto Greule Jr.’s images from the U.S. trials and picked out ones that perfectly express that intensity.

Victoria Ishimatsu

Haley Ishimatsu

Bradley Christensen

Here's Viola again

Laura Ryan

David Bonuchi

Kristian Ipsen again

Thomas Finchum

Amy Korthauer

Justin Dumais

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