Gallery: Incredible Photos from the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series
Fly Like a Bird
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.
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.
Adriana Jimenez, of Mexico, gracefully dives from a height of 66 feet (20 meters) in Hell's Gate, Texas, on June 5, 2014.
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, 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
Russian diver Artem Silchenko leaps from a height of 92 feet (28 meters) in Hell's Gate, Texas, on June 6, 2014.
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.
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