Jonathan Paredes

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Jonathan Paredes

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The winner of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series qualification competition in Colombia in February 2015 first shot to prominence during the 2011 edition of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series...

A few days before his 22nd birthday, the Mexican wildcard almost made it onto the podium in Malcesine, Italy. The day before he had landed on his tailbone, but proved his willpower and talent the day after.

Judges, diving experts and fellow competitors all agree that Paredes is one of the most talented high divers to have emerged in recent years.

Having finished first in qualifying in 2015, and previously in 2013, the 25-year-old, one of the most technically proficient divers in cliff diving, is hoping that 2015 will deliver a first World Series win. A second place in Cuba, in 2014, is the closest he has come so far...

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