Divers making weird faces in midflight

TheFW has gathered together a gallery of striking photos of Olympic divers' faces, captured in midflight by various photographers working for Getty Images. It turns out that divers make some pretty weird faces.

This Is How Olympic Divers Really Look While Diving (via Making Light)

(Image: downsized, cropped thumbnail of a photo by Matt King for Getty Images)


  1. I sure am glad I drained my bladder before I viewed those!

    Wow, I think that’s the first time this year that I’ve guffawed that hard .

  2. They’re copying a meme-ish compilation of same that’s been floating around for a year or three. Can’t find it now because of…this one.

    Ah…if you can find a decent link to the page, it was from the 2011 FINA championships.

  3. Let’s just come out and say what we’re all thinking: they look like they’re taking the most epic dump of their lives. 

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