Troy Dumais

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The grand prix of diving
Troy Dumais of the United States is silhouetted by the sun as he prepares to dive off a platform during a training session at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center on May 11, the second day of the AT&T USA Diving Grand Prix in Florida.

The 43rd annual event is the sole U.S. stop on an international diving competition tour organized by FINA (Federation Internationale de Natation).

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James Connor

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Diving through the air
James Connor of Australia performs a diving manuever on May 10 during the men's 10-meter platform preliminaries at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center.
The event, which runs through May 13, is one of the most prestigious diving events in the world, regularly drawing the world's best divers. Former participants include past Olympic and world champions, including Greg Louganis, Mark Lenzi and Laura Wilkinson.
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