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Gallery: Incredible Photos from the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

Fly Like a Bird

Michal Navratil - Cliff Diving

(Image credit: Dean Treml/Red Bull Cliff Diving)

The 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series began in Cuba on May 10, 2014. The five-month international competition includes stops in Texas, Ireland, Norway, Portugal and Spain, before ending with a final showdown in Brazil.

Above, Michal Navratil, of the Czech Republic, dives from a 23-foot-tall (7 meters) platform during a practice session at Possum Kingdom Lake in Texas on June 5. 2014.

Jump!

Kent De Mond - Cliff Diving

(Image credit: Balazs Gardi / Red Bull Cliff Diving)

American diver Kent De Mond jumps from the 92-foot-tall (28 meters) platform at Hell's Gate, Texas, during a practice session on June 6, 2014.

Flipper

Adriana Jimenez - Cliff Diving

(Image credit: Romina Amato/Red Bull Cliff Diving)

Adriana Jimenez, of Mexico, gracefully dives from a height of 66 feet (20 meters) in Hell's Gate, Texas, on June 5, 2014.

Liftoff

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series - Steven LoBue

(Image credit: Dean Treml/Red Bull Cliff Diving)

American diver Steven LoBue performs a practice dive in Hell's Gate, Texas during the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.

Twist and Turn

David Colturi - Cliff Diving

(Image credit: Romina Amato/Red Bull Cliff Diving)

David Colturi, of the U.S., dives from the 92-foot-tall (28 meters) platform at Possum Kingdom Lake in Texas on June 5, 2014.

Take to the Skies

Artem Silchenko - Cliff Diving

(Image credit: Dean Treml/Red Bull Cliff Diving)

Russian diver Artem Silchenko leaps from a height of 92 feet (28 meters) in Hell's Gate, Texas, on June 6, 2014.

Ready, Go!

Kris Kolanus - Cliff Diving

(Image credit: Camilo Rozo/Red Bull Content Pool)

Polish diver Kris Kolanus prepares to dive from a height of 89 feet (27 meters) in Havana, Cuba, on May 8, 2014. Morro Castle in Cuba provided the setting for the first stop of the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.

Denise Chow

Denise Chow was the assistant managing editor at Live Science before moving to NBC News. Before joining the Live Science team in 2013, she spent two years as a staff writer for Space.com, where she wrote about rocket launches and covered NASA's final three space shuttle missions. A Canadian transplant, Denise has a bachelor's degree from the University of Toronto, and a master's degree in journalism from New York University.