The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series will take place in New Zealand, for the first time in history, this year. Auckland will be the location of the grand finale for the 14th season of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.
First launched in 2009, the Red Bull Cliff World Series, is a yearly diving event where skilled athletes dive from platforms up to 27m in destinations across the world. These locations included high-rise buildings, cliffs, historic bridges, and gorges, to name a few.
Twenty four elite divers, including 12 women and 12 men, will battle it out in both gender categories in 2023. Each athlete will showcase their sporting skills to attempt to win the King Kahekili Trophy at the waterfront in Auckland on November 19, which is one of three new locations for the 14th series.
Auckland is the last stop among six destinations globally which also include divers leaping from high platforms at around 10Gs in iconic places such as Paris, Japan and Bosnia & Herzegovina.
There is a diverse group of permanent divers on the schedule. These include Australia’s Rhiannan Iffland, Molly Carlson and Jessica Macaulay from Canada, France’s Gary Hunt, Nikita Fedotov from Italy, to name a few.
Here’s the schedule:
- June 3 – Boston, USA
- June 18 – Paris, France
- July 2 – Polignano a Mare, Italy
- August 3 – Takachiho, Japan
- September 9 -Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina
- November 19 – Auckland, New Zealand
The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series starts on June 3 in Boston, United States. Learn more on the Red Bull website.