Drake Trophy……… 13th May 2017

Plymouth is hosting the first ever Drake Trophy…….. an event for National Skills divers and those just starting out on their competitive journey. Coaches are handing out competition letters to those suitable divers in the Club Squads, Development and Elite Development squads as well as divers in Stage 6 who may want this first taste […]


National Age Groups and National Skills

Just to challenge us the National events committee put on two events within 9 days of each other – Plymouth Diving stepped up to the challenge sending a total of 55 divers across both events. First up the novice divers travelled to Southend for the Skills finals – a mammoth team of 37 in total […]


Junior European Championships 2016

Plymouth Diving qualified a record number of divers for this Championships with 6 for GB, 1 for Bulgaria and 1 for Switzerland. Unfortunately Kayleigh Sinclair had been ordered to rest with a hip injury and had to withdraw which is a huge disappointment so the GB divers traveled without her and met up with the […]


British Championships & Olympic Trials 2016

A team of inexperienced and Olympic team challengers traveled to Sheffield for this event, which also featured the chance to qualify for the Olympic team. Tonia couch was first up in the 10m synchro but was suffering from a back problem and then pulled out of the 10m individual event to rest. Dan Goodfellow and […]


BOA announce Team GB Diving Squad

The British Olympic Association (BOA) have announced 10 English divers on the 11-strong Team GB diving squad for Rio 2016 this summer. Of the 10 English divers, three will be making their Olympic debuts in Rio with Daniel Goodfellow, Lois Toulson and Freddie Woodward looking to make their mark on the international stage after some […]


Plymouth coach wins gold medal at European Masters

PLYMOUTH Diving coach Fito Gutierrez claimed his second gold medal of the European Masters Championships in London on Friday with victory in the men’s 45-49 one-metre event. Mexican-born Gutierrez, competing for Great Britain, had won the platform event on Wednesday and had took silver in the three-metre final on Thursday. He was dominant in Friday’s one-metre […]


Plymouth Diver wows country high diving 25m on Britain’s Got Talent

A FEARLESS diver who launched himself off a 25-metre-high board on TV show Britain’s Got Talent has described the “dangerous” experience to The Herald. Fito Gutierrez is part of the eight-strong La Quebrada High Diving Team which appeared on the ITV show on Saturday night. The 43-year-old said: “It’s hard going and it hurts. You […]