Andy Jones (diver)

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Andrew Francis Jones (born April 21, 1985 in Anchorage, AK) is an American high diver, acrobat, and stuntman.[1]

Education

Jones graduated from Jordan High School in 2003. He went on to receive a B.Sc. from the University of Utah while also a member of the University Dive Team.[2]

College

Jones began competitive diving his senior year in high school. He was a walk member of the University of Utah Swimming and Diving team in his freshman year, 2003-2004. He excelled quickly and competed all four years during his collegiate education. In 2007 he was placed 3rd in the Mountain West Conference 10m Platform Championships.[2]

Cirque du Soleil

Jones was a member of the O show of Cirque du Soleil from 2009-2014.[1]

Red Bull Cliff Diving

Jones started diving as a wildcard with the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in 2011 and has dived as a member of the tour since 2014 tour.[1][3]

Notable Finishes:

  • Azores, Portugal (2015): 3rd [4]
  • Azores, Portugal (2016): 2nd [5]
  • La Rochelle, France (2016): 2nd[5]
  • Dubai, UAE (2016): 1st

USA Diving

In 2014 Jones was selected to Team USA in 2014.

FINA World Cup

27m Platform

2014: 9th[6][7]

2015: 6th [8]

2016: 4th [9]

FINA World Championships

27m Platform

2015: 5th [10]

References

  1. ^ a b c Kantowski, Ron (May 3, 2014). "Atop cliff diving platform, there's only one way down". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-24. Retrieved 2014-11-10. 
  3. ^ http://www.redbullcliffdiving.com/en_US/athlete/andy-jones
  4. ^ http://www.redbullcliffdiving.com/en_US/results#season-2015
  5. ^ a b http://www.redbullcliffdiving.com/en_US/results
  6. ^ http://www.usadiving.org/2014/08/07/team-usa-set-for-fina-high-diving-world-cup-in-kazan-russia/
  7. ^ Results
  8. ^ http://www.fina.org/competition/9875/324
  9. ^ http://www.fina.org/competition/21684/900
  10. ^ http://www.fina.org/competition/1/762
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