Plain High Diving

In 1912, a platform diving event for men was introduced called "plain high diving". In this event, no acrobatic moves were allowed, only a simple straight dive off the platform.

This event was included in the Olympic program until 1928, where it was merged with "fancy high diving" into one competition called 'highboard diving'.

high diving at the Olympics Olympic High Diving in 1908
(credit: public domain)

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