Pete Waterfield Novice Skills 2017

Albatross divers shone at the Pete Waterfield Novice skills Event in Southampton. Group D and C divers were tested in core diving skills across three stations (poolside, 1m & 3m) whilst older divers (group B+) performed a list of dives from the 1m and 3m spring boards.

Maya Peche and Lucy Chambers both won silver medals (girls D/B+ events).  Bronze medals were won by Molly Lefever and Hernan Mosqueda-Jolly in the group C events.

Girls D attracted 36 entries. Consistency and a high standard of execution across all stations won Maya Peche the silver medal with 294.00 points. Amelia King shone in her 3m line-ups to finish 10th (271.85). Meah Thorngate showed strength on 1m and poolside to finish 16th (266.80) while Daisy Cook was 23rd (257.90).

Girls Group D Competitors

Boys D was also a large event (25) and standards were high. Austin Bradbury showed excellent consistency across all stations to finish in 10th place with 281.25 points

Molly Lefever scooped bronze in girls C, where strong 1m work contributed to her final score of 278.45. Hernan Mosqueda-Jolly and Aiden Jones were in the boy’s C event.  Strong and consistent 3m line-ups from both boys meant Hernan won bronze with 274.65 and Aiden was 6th with 249.50

In girls B+ Lucy Chambers finished her set with an excellent forward two and a half somersault tuck and inward somersault tuck both from 3m to give a final score of 297.90 points and the silver medal. Zach Cooper and Harry Healey were competing in boys B+ for the first time.  A strong forward one and a half somersault  pike 3m took Zach to 6th place (270.20) while Harry executed an excellent back dive tuck from 3m finishing 12th (222.55)


Congratulations to all divers on a great performance!.

Results from the event can be seen on our results page