Possum Kingdom Lake to Host the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series
The best of the best cliff divers will gather at Hell's Gate; June 2nd the first stop on the 2018 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Possum Kingdom Lake.
The diving season and competition consists of 8 stops; Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Denmark, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy and Texas, USA. Specifically in Texas at Hell's Gate-Possum Kingdom Lake.Texas is the kick-off stop for the competition that runs through September.
Ten men and 6 women will be competing for the title of World Champion Cliff Diver. The dive is a 27 meters or 88.5 feet. Divers are judged on their take-off (forward, backward, handstand), number of rotations, twists, in-air position, and entry into the water.
The event is open to spectators but strict rules will apply. It will also be televised on Red Bull TV Live if you can't make it in person.
For more information on the event please see the Possum Kingdom website or the Red Bull Cliff Diving website.