Polish diver Kris Kolanus hurtles towards the water at 53mph on Saturday, after jumping from a platform atop Hell’s Gate at Possum Kingdom Lake.

World’s Top Divers Compete In Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series At Possum Kingdom

By Justin Brundin
Locals flocked to Possum Kingdom Lake last weekend to watch some of the worlds top divers compete in the riveting sport of cliff diving. The scenic Hell’s Gate Cliffs became an international sports venue with twentytwo of the world’s best high divers competing for points in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. This was also a historic stop, as this was theinaugural North American women’s competition. Twelve men representing eight nations took to the platform eight stories above the water to prove that they represented the best in international cliff diving.
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