He’s rocked 6s the last two dives and a kid ahead of him flubbed a dive. We are tied for 9. Stakes get higher from here. Harder dives. More pressure. Good vibes please. Advertisements
11th through 3 of 9 rounds
Tied for 11th place. I’m going to collapse from nerves.
We are 45 minutes from go time for 3 meter. Grandparents are present. Alex is with his coach. Let me break it down for you: There are 25 boys The top 10 go to nationals According to the degree of difficulty from their dive list, Alex is ranked 13th This means he needs to move … More At the precipice
Fair readers, it is that time of year again. Diving season is upon us. I am reporting to you LIVE from Lynchburg, Virginia, where the USA Diving Zones are happening. This is the farthest Alex has ever gotten on the diving circuit. He is among 25 divers in his age group. He needs to finish … More DIVE! DIVE! DIVE!
If you’re wondering where I am, see the photo below. I’m at LECOM Park, the Pirates spring training park and I’m with my son and I’m sitting here fighting back tears. How on Earth did I ever deserve a life anything close to this?
I will make this short. Here is our itinerary: Wednesday: Drive from NJ to Richmond, VA Stay with my good friend, Ben Thursday: Drive from Richmond, VA to Amelia Island, FL Dinner with my good friend, Dave, and hopefully his kids Stay with Dave Make a point not to spend a single dollar in Georgia … More Headed Out Soon